Tuesday, August 20, 2019 08:48

Iran-Syria relations

Iranians killed in Syria reportedly guarded shrine

Four Iranians who were said to be part of the “defenders of the Shrine of Saint Zeynab” have been killed in Syria. » read more

Iran shares Syrian plan with UN envoy

Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says Iran has proposed a four-article plan for resolving the Syrian crisis. » read more

Iran insists it never accepted any conditions for joining Geneva peace talks

Iranian foreign ministry announced that Iran has very clearly stated that it will only participate in the Geneva 2 talks about the Syrian conflict without any pre-conditions despite statements from the UN Secretary General that Iran has accepted the outcome of Geneva 1 talks. » read more

Iran’s official invitation to peace talks under consideration

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has once again announced his support for Iran’s participation in the Geneva 2 talks about the Syrian conflict, adding that officials are considering an official invitation. » read more

UN’s Syria specialist to visit Iran in advance of new talks

Iranian media report that the UN Special Envoy for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, will travel to Iran next week to discuss the talks on Syria to be held in Geneva. » read more

Iran backs proposal for monitoring of Syrian chemical weapons

Iran has endorsed Russia’s proposal for the international monitoring of Syria’s chemical weapons. » read more

Iran enlisted to get Syria to the table for peace talks

Iran has been called on to use its influence with the Syrian government to convince it to attend peace talks in Geneva. » read more

Oil deal begins between Iran, Syria

In accordance with an agreement signed this month between Iran and Syria, the Islamic Republic has extended a $3.6-billion oil credit line to Syria. » read more

Iran denies military intervention in Syria

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Araghchi has dismissed allegations that Iran has military forces in Syria. He said on Thursday afternoon that such allegations are completely false and merely a tactic of “Syria’s enemies.” » read more

Iran slams Israel for air strike on Syria

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has denounced Israel’s recent air strike on Syria and called on countries in the region to stand up “against such invasions.” » read more