Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian arrived in the Syrian capital of Damascus on Tuesday.
He was scheduled to hold talks with Syrian officials during his two-day trip.
In an interview with the Persian service of Khabaronline news website on Tuesday, Amir-Abdollahian said that the death toll in Syria has not been reported accurately.
“A number of people have been killed in clashes. But when we examine these reports, we see that the number of forces loyal to the government or police forces who have been killed are much more than civil forces. However, we have warned about any killing in Syria and regard it as a red line. And (we) believe that, not only in Syria, but in all regional countries, opportunities should be used and affairs should be handled by the people and governments in such a way that the people suffer the least,” he stated.
Thursday, February 09, 2012
Mehr News (Iran): "Syria death toll report not accurate"
In which we learn that "the number of forces loyal to the government or police forces who have been killed are much more than civil forces." It must be true--who can you trust if not the Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs?