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Iranian president says West seeks to save Israel, dominate region

07-30-2012 01:56 BJT

TEHRAN, July 29 (Xinhua) -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday that West is seeking to save Israel and to strengthen its dominance in the region, according to Iranian presidential website.

Making the remarks in a meeting with the visiting Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem in Tehran, Ahmadinejad stated that "With no doubt, the NATO forces and the countries which do not respect justice and liberty are unable to present them to ( other) nations," said the report.

Referring to the current situation of Syria, he expressed hope that stability and security be restored in Syria soon with the help of its nation and government.

In the meeting, Muallem forwarded the Syrians and its government's greetings to the Iranian leader, nation and government and briefed on the current state of his country, according to the website.

Syrian foreign minister arrived in Tehran on Sunday for talks with senior Iranian officials.


Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: Xinhua

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