Iranian FM calls Syrian crisis maiden by Israel leaded foreigners
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 29 /Trend D.Khatinoglu/
Syrian crisis is a result of conspiracy of foreign countries' leaded by Israel, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said during the joint press conference with his counterpart Walid al Muallem.
Salehi said that some Syrians want reforms in the country and Bashar Assad's administration promised to meet their demands, but these reforms will take time. And the opposition should provide opportunity for Syrian government to carry out these reforms.
Salehi added that it is unbelievable that any Islamic country can support the collapse of Assad's regime.
Walid al Muallem said Syrian government supports Kofi Annan's 6 - article peace plan.
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al Muallem arrived in Teheran in Sunday morning
Anti-government protests have continued in Syria for more than a year.
They turned into an armed struggle between the opposition and units of the power structures of the country. Reports about new armed incidents and victims appear on a regular basis. This is despite the country having declared a truce since mid-April according to UN-Arab League special envoy to Syria Kofi Annan's plan.
According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria has exceeded 17,000 people. About 230,000 people have become refugees.