TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (Press Shia) – Iranian and Russian defense ministers, in a telephone conversation on Saturday, discussed the latest developments following the liberation of Syrian city of Aleppo.

The defense officials, Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan and Sergey Shoigu discussed the ways to get military and humanitarian situations back to normal in Aleppo and also to create conditions for a cessation of hostilities within Syria.

Calling for immediate lift of siege on al-Foua and Kifraya, Dehghan and Shoigu stressed that fighting Takfiri terrorist groups in Syria has to continue until restoring full security in the country.

The two sides also reiterated the holding of continuous and regular consultations to review the ongoing situation on the battlefields in Syria against Takfiri terrorists.

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