Amir Abdollahian: Tehran, Moscow have adopted firm strategy on Syria
EghtesadOnline: Special Aide to Parliament Speaker for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Monday that Tehran and Moscow have adopted a firm strategy about a settlement to the humanitarian crisis in Syria.
According to IRNA, Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in a meeting with Russian Ambassador to Tehran Levan Jagarian.
Amir-Abdollahian said that expansion of parliamentary relations will serve interest of both countries to help maintain stability and security of the region.
On current humanitarian crises in Syria, Yemen and Bahrain, he said that the Islamic Republic of Iran calls for collective action of the international community against terrorism and its eradication to help restore stability and security to the entire region.
He deplored the discriminatory behavior of the Bahraini government with Shia Muslim population, saying that the international community should condemn the blatant and systematic violation of human rights and help put an end to such measures.
Amir-Abdollahian said that the Saudi government has perpetrated crimes against humanity and war crimes in Yemen by indiscriminate bombardment of the civilian targets in Yemen.
Expansion of parliamentary cooperation between Iran and Russia help bolster bilateral relations and brings more coordination between the two sides, he said.
The Russian ambassador for his part hailed the positive and constructive measures of the Iranian Majlis to uphold parliamentary and political and economic relations.
Expasnion of parliamentary relations between the two countries leave major impacts on mutual, mutual and international relations and Moscow attaches significant importance to such cooperation, said the Russian ambassador.
The Russian officials are willing to expand cooperation with Iran on regional developments, the Russian ambassador said.
In the next term of the Russian State Duma after the next month parliamentary elections, new phase of parliamentary cooperation will open.