Syria

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in his meeting with UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen stressed the lifting of cruel and unjust sanctions against the Syrian government and people, especially during the coronavirus pandemic era.

  • Head of Iran-Syria Joint Chamber of Commerce Keyvan Kashefi in an interview announced the launch of Iranian Trade Center in Damascus, the capital city of Syria, and delved into details of its launch.

  • Russia and China have vetoed a last-ditch attempt by members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to extend approval - which expires on Friday - for humanitarian aid to be delivered across two border crossings into Syria from Turkey for the next six months.

  • “Iran's Chamber of Commerce will be launched in Syria soon,” told the head of Iran Export Confederation Mohammad Lahoti.

  • Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that the US government’s long-term performance has led to its being abhorred by a major part of the world and the Americans won’t stay in Iraq and Syria; they’ll be expelled.

  • A senior Russian diplomat has slammed the US for obstructing a loan by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to Iran and Syria to help them in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Advisor to the Supreme Leader on foreign affairs Ali Akbar Velayati said that thanks to the blood of Martyr Soleimani, today the era of the US presence in Iraq and Syria is over, and afterwards with the decision of the Afghan combatants, it is time for the Americans to be expelled from Afghanistan.

  • Iran and Syria have signed a MoU, according to which, Iranian private sector will rebuild 30,000 apartments in different cities of Syria, Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development of Iran Mahmoud Mahmoudzadeh said.

  • Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) held the first meeting of its Commodity-Country Desk on trade with Syria, Farzad Piltan, the director general of TPO’s Office of Arabian and African Countries, announced on Monday.

  • Tens of thousands of civilians have fled parts of Syria's northern Idlib province towards the border with Turkey as Russian-backed Syrian forces gain ground following days of renewed attacks against the last rebel-held enclave.