Putin, Rouhani welcome Aleppo 'victory'

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin welcomed the “Syrian army’s victory against the terrorists in Aleppo” during a late-night phone call, Iranian media reported on Sunday. “The Syrian army’s victory sends a message that the terrorists cannot achieve their objectives. Putin also welcomed the defeat of rebel forces in Syria’s second city and said cooperation between Tehran and Moscow “will continue”.

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