Delivering humanitarian aid to Syrian people a global duty/Iranian Red Crescent Society tasked with urging global community to help Syrian people

President Rouhani had a telephone conversation with the President of Syria, Bashar Assad and congratulated liberation of Aleppo, and stressed that Syria’s territorial integrity must be preserved.

Wed 14 - December 2016 - 22:20

In the conversation that took place late on Wednesday, Dr Rouhani also said that the Islamic Republic of Iran considered standing by the brother and friend Syrian nation as its human and Islamic duty and will help the displaced”.

“We consider it our duty to support the pioneers of combatting takfiri terrorism who are attempting to eliminate aggressors from their country,” he said.

Dr Rouhani also said: “The Islamic Republic of Iran will stand by the Syrian government and nation until terrorists are driven out of the country”.

Congratulating the victory to the Syrian nation, he continued: “Victory in Aleppo and bringing the second largest city of Syria back to the nation was a great victory for the strong and integrated people of Syria against the terrorists and their supporters”.

“Today, it is the global community’s duty to help the oppressed people of Syria. I have called on the Iranian Red Crescent Society to urge the global community to help the oppressed people of Syria,” the President continued.

He also said that Iran was ready to deliver humanitarian and medical aid to the Syrian people, especially the residents of Aleppo.

He added: “Assisting the oppressed people of Syria in current conditions is essential and now it is time for a great test for all countries supporting human rights. After the liberation of Aleppo, it is a priority for the global community to help the displaced people of Syria”.

President Rouhani also expressed hope that Aleppo’s liberation be a beginning for the final victory of the people and government of Syria over terrorism and intimidation”.

During the conversation, the President of Syria, Bashar Assad also appreciated the Iranian nation and government for supporting the Syrian nation in their fight against terrorism and their supporters.

He said: “The Iranian government and nation have stood by the Syrian government and nation during their hardest time and we will never forget that”.

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