In a speech at the opening of the seventh Conference of the Interior Ministers of Iraq's Neighboring Countries on Wednesday, Syrian Interior Minister Said Sammour said that Syria supports Arabism and territorial integrity of Iraq and forming a national unity government representing all spectrums of Iraqi society. Syria also reaffirms its support of the efforts exerted to achieve stability and security of Iraq.
Minister Sammour said that Syria, under the leadership of President Bashar al-Assad, will continue helping Iraq achieve stability and security.
He pointed out to Syria's hosting of a large number of Iraqis who were forced to leave their home country and the facilities Syria offered for Iraqi voters in Syria to take part in the Iraqi Parliament elections this year.
He noted that the aspired-for future will not be realized unless Israel withdraws from all occupied Arab territories till the line of June 4th, 1967 and ensures the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people including establishing a Palestinian state on the land of Palestine with Jerusalem as its capital.
The conference was attended by Syrian Interior Minister Said Sammour and interior ministers of Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt, Iran, and Kuwait, Turkey and Bahrain and representatives of the Arab League and the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) and Secretary General of the Arab Interior Ministers Council.