Iranian Speaker Underlines Army’s Upper Hand in Syrian Crisis

Iranian Speaker Underlines Army's Upper Hand in Syrian Crisis

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said that the Syrian people’s resistance against foreign-backed rebels has given the Army an upper hand in the ongoing crisis in the country.

“The resistance of the Syrian government and nation against widespread attacks by the terrorist groups changed field and operational conditions in favor of the country,” the top Iranian parliamentarian said in a meeting with the Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi in Tehran on Saturday.

Larijani added that the world public opinion and political atmosphere have changed in favor of innocent Syrians after the realities in Syria were revealed.

Al-Halqi arrived in Tehran on Friday evening to hold separate meetings with the senior Iranian officials on the latest developments in the region, particularly in the crisis-hit Syria.

Syria has been experiencing unrest since March 2011 with organized attacks by well-armed gangs against Syrian police forces and border guards being reported across the country.

Dozens of Hundreds of people, including members of the security forces, have been killed, when some protest rallies turned into armed clashes.

The government blames outlaws, saboteurs, and armed terrorist groups for the deaths, stressing that the unrest is being orchestrated from abroad.

Tel Aviv, Washington and some Arab capitals have been staging various plots to topple President Bashar al-Assad, who is well known in the world for his anti-Israeli stances.

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