Meeting Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad in Tehran on Monday, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei specifically warned Washington again creating a buffer zone in Syria, the Iranian news agency Press TV reports.

“The issue of the buffer zone, which Americans seek to establish in Syria, is among those dangerous plots that must be categorically rejected and stood against”, Khamenei stressed.

He reiterated Tehran’s support for Damascus, noting that the resistance of the Syrian president and people as the main reason for “the defeat of the United States and its regional mercenaries”.

“The Islamic Republic of Iran considers supporting the Syrian government and people as helping [Syria’s] resistance movement and takes pride in it from the bottom of its heart,” Khamenei said.

His remarks came after Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told Sputnik that Ankara continues to coordinate the details of the prospective safe zone on the border with Syria with Russia, the US and Iran.

“We’re working on it. We haven’t decided yet on its size. We’re working with Russia, with the US, and with our partners in Astana. Our technical teams met several times. We appreciate that Russia understands Turkey’s security concerns, as a partner and ally,” he said.

In January, US President Donald Trump claimed on his Twitter page that creation of a 30-kilometre buffer zone in northern Syria could protect the Kurds and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) from an alleged attack by Turkey.

The SDF leadership is spearheaded by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units, an arm of the Kurdistan Workers Party. The party has been blacklisted by Ankara as a terrorist organisation.

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In December 2018, Trump declared that he would withdraw US troops from Syria, vowing to bring about 3,000 US soldiers home. He argued that the reason for the move was the defeat of the Daesh* terrorist group in the Arab country.

The US forces have been operating in Syria as part of an international coalition’s anti-Daesh efforts, a mission which is authorised neither by the Syrian government nor the UN Security Council.

Moreover, Washington has been supporting the Kurdish-led militia controlling the territories to the east of the Euphrates and opposing the Syrian government.

Syrian President Assad has repeatedly accused Washington of trying to topple he country’s leadership and providing support to militants.

 

 

Source: Sputnik

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Missing in the video : others were in the room :
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Gen. Soleimani , Velayati; members of Office of Supreme Leader incl. Vahid Haqqani are present. No Rouhani , No Zarif.

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Another proof that the real power is in the hand of the Beit-e Rahbari and the “government”, incl. Rouhanni, has no say…

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Not even a Syrian flag despite Syria’s head of state being there. Iranian regime ignores protocols and politeness.

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Seems all Iran had to receive him was a large empty room. He arrived suddenly, so they threw in a couple of various chairs and a sofa. oh, what a telling body language of those present.

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what is he complaining about?

Iran wants Syria as one big buffer zone. Assad is stupid to allow his coountry to be used that way. the easiest way to lose his country.

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If he goes on, a Delilah cruise-missile may end entering his office through the window. Bibi won’t let the lousy mullahs Yemenise Syria. Where are the 150,000 Hezb’s missiles?

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Daeshbags-Sux is sending a Delilah cruise-missile through his office window? Oh why on why does this site not let me cut his b***s off (although he appears to be talking out of his a**e, neutered already?) or ignore him?

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IRGC gen. Salafi said last year he had a 100,000 manpower Islamic army ready to invade Israel through Golan. More recently, IRGC sad they’r gonna raze Haifa and Tel-Aviv.

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They shot a miserable few rockets that were intercepted by Iron Dome, meanwhile, IDF is kicking their bütts at will. IRGC & Hezb were totally USELESS in Syria. It took the Russian help to reverse the 2015 dire situation.

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I don’t get what Assad can hope from such meeting : all the Iranian regime was good at was executing 120,000 Iranian citizens to not end uprooted. Bashar has nothing to hope from the near-bankrupt mullahs except more hardship for Syria.

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they will supply him with young people to be sacrificed for his corrupt goals, the young people that have all left Syria, driven away by conscription.

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Khamenei should really consider purchasing a Braun 9296CC
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It’s said being the best electric razor on market.

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u can use it to shave your b**t which is very nasty and smelly

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You know this since I released my brown-tornado on your face 🙂
Nevertheless, Braun 9296CC, as much as Oster 76 clippers, would surely help Khamenei for his lice problem

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Best clippers around, USMC-approved 🙂

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you been there?

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He must have put his head in such a “device” in my dungeon :
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ROFL

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I heard this model is very popular at rabbies who practice kabala.

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Would be better used on mullahs with rabid when they’ll enter their cages in Gitmo.

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It’ll prevent lice infestation.

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does he know how to use electricity?

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No, it’s an invention from the Zionists 😉