Iran calls for removing coercive measures imposed on Syria

Tehran, SANA- Iran called for the importance of removing the coercive economic measures imposed on Syria, voicing support for its national sovereignty and territorial integrity along with restoring peace and stability.

Meeting with UN Special Envoy for Syria , Geir Pedersen, Senior Assistant to Iranian Foreign Minister for Special Political Affairs Ali Asghar Khaji said “Iran has always supported and is still supporting the UN efforts to enhance Syria’s national sovereignty and its territorial integrity along with encouraging the Syrian-Syrian dialogue and restoring the peace and security there”.

“ For more than 10 years, Syria , as government and people, has confronted Daesh and other terrorist organizations, and now it realized a relative stability”, Khaji added, referring to the importance of intensifying the current efforts to lift the sanctions ,offer assistance to people, facilitate the return of refugees along with starting the reconstruction process.

For his part, Pedersen, appreciated the efforts exerted by Iran in terms of cooperation with the United Nations and its significant role in Astana Process on Syria.

Baraa Ali / Mazen Eyon

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