Hassan Rouhani

Iran's Rouhani Says Syria Strike to Lead to More Destruction

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani that a U.S.-led attack on Saturday would increase his country's resolve to "fight and crush terrorism in every inch" of the country, the Syrian presidency said. Rouhani told Assad that Iran would continue to stand by Syria, "expressing his confidence that this aggression would not weaken the determination of the Syrian people in its war against terrorism".