Syrian PM: Overcoming foreign-backed militants not far

TEHRAN (FNA)- Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi thanked Iran for its humanitarian aid offered to the Syrian people during the last 30 months, and expressed optimism that his government and people would throw all mercenaries out of their country in the near future.

Speaking to reporters upon his arrival at the Tehran Mehrabad International Airport on Friday afternoon, al-Halqi expressed gratitude to Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei and the Iranian nation over their humanitarian support for Syria, and noted that the Syrian nation will soon celebrate its great victory in Damascus, representing the triumph of the resistance movement.

Syria has been experiencing unrest since March 2011 with organized attacks by well-armed gangs against Syrian police forces and border guards being reported across the country.

Dozens of Hundreds of people, including members of the security forces, have been killed, when some protest rallies turned into armed clashes.

The government blames outlaws, saboteurs, and armed terrorist groups for the deaths, stressing that the unrest is being orchestrated from abroad.

Tel Aviv, Washington and some Arab capitals have been staging various plots to topple President Bashar al-Assad, who is well known in the world for his anti-Israeli stances.

By Fars News Agency 


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