Damascus, Special Advisor at the presidency of the Republic, Bouthaina Shaaban, affirmed that Syria suffered throughout history from occupation and colonialism, but it has always come out victorious, adding that Syria and Iran will be the beacon of the independent decision and model of freedom in the region and the world.
Shaaban, during a meeting with a delegation of the Iranian Islamic Shoura council, headed by Zahra al-Lahian, which is on a visit to Syria to keep up with presidential elections, thanked Iran’s efforts and its response to the Syrian government’s invitation to accompany the presidential elections scheduled on May 26th.
She also expressed the gratitude of the Syrian people for the Iranian role in combating terrorism, stressing that the Syrian and Iranian peoples will overcome all the difficulties surrounding them.
In turn, Chairwoman of the Iranian delegation referred to Syrian pivotal role in the region, stressing that Syria has resisted imperialism.
She added that the war on Syria was a global one, but this war failed to achieve its goal in overthrowing the Syrian state.
Source: Syria Arab News Agency