Iran: Extremism and terrorism have become the obsession of all peoples of the region
Tehran, (SANA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif stressed that extremism and terrorism have become the obsession of all peoples of the region, adding that efforts should be exerted to combat terrorism and deal with this phenomenon on the international level.
The Iranian minister’s comments came during a joint press conference with Belgium Foreign Minister, Didier Reynders, in Tehran on Sunday.
For his part, Reynders stressed that Iran’s regional and international role is “extremely important”, particularly in regards to the crisis in Syria.
Belgian foreign minister said, “Iran’s regional and international role is extremely important, particularly in regards to the crisis in Syria, and it should officially take part in solving it.”
Advisor to Iranian Shura Council Speaker: Syria is paying price for supporting resistance
International Advisor to Iranian Shura Council Speaker Hussein Sheikh Al-Islam said Syria is paying the price for its support to resistance and its cooperation with Iran.
The Iranian official said in a speech delivered at the annual meeting of the Iranian Engineers’ Union in Tehran on Sunday that the US has supported armed terrorist groups in Syria to sever the links among the countries that comprise the axis of resistance in the region, extending from Iran to Lebanon.
He pointed to an Islamic emerging awareness of the perils of ”takfir and extremism” that was evident during the conference of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Inter-Parliamentary Union in that was held recently in Tehran.