Publish date27 Sep 2021 - 12:46
Story Code : 520462

Syrian FM welcomes closer Iran-Arab ties

Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal al-Mekdad has hailed measures to boost closer ties between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Arab world.
Syrian FM welcomes closer Iran-Arab ties
Foreign Minister Mekdad hailed the Islamic Republic for its constant support for the Arabs and welcomed any measure to foster closer relations between Iran and the Arab states.
He stressed that Damascus is not afraid of Israel or its sponsors and reiterated support for Lebanese nation referring to Syria contributing to shipment of Iranian fuel for the Arab country amid its economic crisis.
Syrian top diplomat hailed Iran over its “good behavior” in his interview with pan-Arab satellite television channel al Mayadeen on Sunday.
Earlier this week the second shipment of Iranian fuel bound for Lebanon arrived in the northwestern Syrian port city of Baniyas.
The fuel was imported to Lebanon upon a demand by Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah.
Secretary General of Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah had noted upon the departure of the Iranian fuel vessel that it was counted as Lebanese soil warning the US and Israeli regime against any threat to the fuel-carrying vessel.
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