Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday called on
all sides to work to combat extremism and terrorism which has become a threat to everyone.
Upon his arrival in Damascus International Airport, Zarif said he will work on coordinating the stances and constructive efforts to restore calm and security to Syria.
He added that his visit to Damascus aims at helping in making the upcoming international conference on Syria, known as “Geneva 2”, come out with results that are in the Syrian people’s interest.
Zarif has been on a tour that included Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan during which he stressed the need for concerted efforts by countries and peoples to counter the phenomenon of extremism and terrorism which is threatening everyone in the region.
He also affirmed that the only solution to the crisis in Syria is a political one through dialogueamong the Syrians as they alone have the right to determine their country’s future