Syria brands US President Trump withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal as 'aggression'

Syria said its ally would overcome what it called US "aggression", state media reported.

Published: 09th May 2018 02:36 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th May 2018 02:36 AM   |  A+A-

Syria President Bashar al-Assad (File photo| AP)

By AFP

DAMASCUS: Syria strongly condemned President Donald Trump's decision Tuesday to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and said its ally would overcome what it called US "aggression", state media reported.

Damascus "strongly condemns the US president's decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran, which shows once again that the United States is not honouring its commitments and international agreements," a Syrian foreign ministry source was quoted as saying by SANA news agency.

It affirmed its "total support for the Islamic Republic of Iran... and confidence in its ability to overcome the impact of the aggressive position of the US administration that affects the security and stability of the region and the world".

Iran has been a key ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, providing military advisers and organising "volunteer" fighters.

Stay up to date on all the latest World news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp