TEHERAN – Iranian Foreign Minister (Menlu) Mohammed Javad Zarif rejected the presence of Turkish troops in Syria and Iraq.
“We reject the Turkish military presence in Syria and Iraq, and we consider Ankara’s policies towards Damascus and Baghdad to be wrong,” Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif told Press TV.
Turkey and Iran have different regional policies, especially in Syria.
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Ankara supports several opposition elements, while Tehran supports the regime of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. Iran also has its own military presence in the country.
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Zarif, however, stressed Iran’s claim that Tehran’s sole aim in Syria is to fight terrorism.