65999
Cooperation With Moscow Key to Fighting Terror
Cooperation With Moscow Key to Fighting Terror

Cooperation With Moscow Key to Fighting Terror

Cooperation With Moscow Key to Fighting Terror

Cooperation between Iran and Russia has boosted the regional campaign against terrorism, said the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani.
“Constructive cooperation between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Russian Federation in Syria has effectively shifted the security situation against the terrorists, which led to the liberation of Aleppo, the establishment of a ceasefire and delineation of de-escalation zones, among other achievements,” Shamkhani said in a meeting with visiting Russia’s special envoy on Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev, on Wednesday. Tehran and Moscow are backers of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in his fight against a patchwork of militant groups that seek to dislodge him. The deployment of the Russian Air Force to Syria in September 2015 helped tip the war in favor of the beleaguered president.
Turkey, a member of the western-Arab coalition that backs the insurgent groups, is cooperating with Iran and Russia as guarantor states for the Syrian ceasefire. The trio has organized political talks between the warring sides in a peace process in the Kazakh capital Astana. They signed a deal during the fourth round of Astana talks on May 4 to establish four de-escalation zones in the war-ravaged Arab country. The fifth round is scheduled for June 12-13.

Short URL : https://goo.gl/hduHCE
  1. https://goo.gl/7V8jNX
  • https://goo.gl/2FMegT
  • https://goo.gl/oKbvuC
  • https://goo.gl/u5OQoQ
  • https://goo.gl/nVtLLT

You can also read ...

Gov’t Alone Not Responsible for Economic Ills
The plethora of economic problems gripping the country cannot...
Iraq’s Hakim Highlights Special Relations
Head of the National Wisdom Movement of Iraq Ammar al-Hakim...
New Fighter Jet to Be Unveiled
Iran will unveil this week a new jet fighter and upgrade its...
The Kremlin said Merkel and Putin held a ““very serious and detailed” three-hour discussion during their meeting outside of Berlin, including an exchange of views on Ukraine, Syria, Iran, and a crucial pipeline project.
Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed the importance of...
Majlis to Impeach Economy Minister
A motion signed by 33 MPs calling for questioning  the economy...
Afghan Envoy Says Ties Strong, Moving Forward in Key Sectors
Relations between Iran and Afghanistan are developing in a...
Veep Says Economy Will Not Buckle Under Pressure
First vice president said on Saturday the country will resist...
Doom of Action Group a Foregone Conclusion
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that a...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Trending

Googleplus