05-12-2019 05:38 PM Jerusalem Timing

Iran: Syrian Elections Chance for Establishment of Peace, Stability

Iran: Syrian Elections Chance for Establishment of Peace, Stability

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said the elections in Syria will give a country a chance to establish peace and stability.

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said the .elections in Syria will give a country a chance to establish peace and stability.

Talking to reports during her weekly press briefing, she commented on the decision of the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to run in the coming presidential elections.

She said Iran has always stated that it is ready to help resolve the Syrian crisis and end war there, urging all belligerent sides to make efforts to settle the crisis.

She reiterated that Iran believed holding of the presidential election could play a significant role in establishment of peace and stability in Syria.

Noting that holding elections is a basic right of all world nations including Syrians, Afkham said the international community has to respect the will of the Syrian nation to hold elections as a step towards peace and stability in the region.