Zarif: Syria, Iraq’s response to terrorism source of pride for whole region

SANA –  Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif renewed  his country’s support for Syria and Iraq in the face of terrorism, saying that the two countries’ response to terrorist organizations is a source of pride for the region as a whole.

“We are always with the people of the region in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Bahrain, Yemen and Afghanistan, and we will not accept that the foreigners to rule the region,” Zarif said Sunday in a televised interview on the sidelines of his visit to Baghdad.

The Iranian diplomat called on all peoples of the region to stand by Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and Yemen, stressing that the security of the region is achieved by its peoples and countries.