Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem underlined the strategic relations between Tehran and Damascus, saying Syria supports Initiative of Hormuz Peace Endeavor President Rouhani presented to the UN General Assembly, calling for collective cooperation of the regional states to safeguard free shipping in the Hormuz Strait, APA reports citing IRNA.
Moallem who was in New York to attend the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly told IRNA that Syria will back Iran in all international forums.
We are brothers and united, he said adding that Iran has stood by Syria since the beginning if the humanitarian crisis in Syria.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in his speech at the 74th UNGA session on September 25 showcased the Islamic Republic's stance on the latest regional and international developments.
President Rouhani presented the Initiative of HOPE, calling for collective cooperation of the Persian Gulf coastal states to beef up security and stability in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.
Elaborating on convening the Syrian Constitutional Committee to draw up new Constitution for Syria, Moallem said that Syria believes that forming the Constitutional Committee is a significant achievement for the Syrian people.
We are optimistic about performance of the Constitutional Committee if foreign interventions end, he noted.