Iran supports Syria’s territorial integrity - FM
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 19
Iran supports Syria's territorial integrity, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said during the joint press conference with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Istanbul, TRT Haber TV channel reported March 19.
Iran's foreign minister has arrived in Istanbul for an official visit.
Any attempt to split Syria is doomed to failure, according to Zarif.
He added that Syria's future can be determined only by Syrian people.
Syria has been suffering from an armed conflict since March 2011, which, according to the UN, has so far claimed the lives of over 220,000 people.
Militants from various armed groups are confronting the Syrian government troops.
The "Islamic State" (IS, aka ISIS, ISIL or Daesh) and Jabhat al-Nusra are the most active terrorist groups in Syria.