At the meeting with the Iranian official, Assad stressed the importance of Tehran in support of Damascus, including in the sphere of fighting against terrorists and the peaceful settlement of the crisis that could maintain Syria's sovereignty and territorial integrity, the SANA news agency reported.
Amir-Abdollahian said that Tehran's backing of Damascus would be stable and the terrorism was a threat for all the countries in the region, the media outlet added.
Syria has been involved in a long-time struggle against terrorist groups, such as Daesh, which is outlawed in many countries, including Russia, within the framework of the civil war that started in 2011. Damascus' counterterrorism efforts have been backed by assistance of both Moscow and Tehran.
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