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US Syria attack ineffective on field developments: Iran official

Damascus, Top Iranian official said on Monday that the recent US-led attack on Syria is not effective on battlefield developments.

The recent US, Britain and France attack on Syria will not influence the developments in political, military and field areas in practice, Iranian Foreign Minister’s Assistant for Political Affairs Hossein Jaberi-Ansari told Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

He noted that the Islamic Republic is hopeful to resolve the Syria crisis through diplomatic channels and Astana peace process.

‘Islamic Republic wants return of peace and security to all regions in Syria and protection of this country’s unity, territorial integrity and national authority,’ the official noted.

Jaberi-Ansari described the US-led attack on Syria under the pretext of alleged report of use of chemical weapons by the Syrian army as unacceptable and a politically-motivated move.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency – IRNA


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