Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani speaks during his visit to the shrine of the founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, south of Tehran, Iran, January 30, 2019. Official President website/Handout via REUTERS
GENEVA (Reuters) – The stability and complete security of Syria is an important regional goal for the Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday in a meeting with Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem in Tehran, according to the Tasnim news agency.
“One of the important regional and foreign policy goals of the Islamic Republic is the stability and complete security of Syria,” he said. “And establishing normal conditions in Syria and the return of the people of this country to their normal lives.”
Reporting By Babak Dehghanpisheh; Editing by Hugh Lawson