Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman on Friday welcomed hoisting of Syrian flag in Menbej, north of the country.
Hoisting of Syrian flag in Menbej, located in the northeast of Aleppo governorate in northern Syria is a major step towards establishment of the country's legal government's authority in entire Syrian territory, Bahram Qasemi said.
He added that it is a new step towards resolution of crisis in Syria.
The spokesman called for respecting Syria sovereignty and national authority.
The General Command of the Army and Armed Forces of Syria said Friday that the units of Syrian Arab Army have entered Menbej city and hoisted the Syrian Arab flag, there.