Salih Muslim praises Iran’s stance towards Syria Kurdistan

25.8.2013 – Kurdpress – The leader of Syrian pro-Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) praised Islamic Republic of Iran’s stance towards Syria Kurds and revealed Tehran is not against Syria Kurds attempt to establish an autonomous region.

Speaking to Ozgurgundem, Salih Muslim said he discussed Syria developments with Tehran officials during his visit to Iran in the last month. “They demanded to continue our talks and asked me return to Tehran and I welcomed the offer,” Muslim added. The PYD leader further hailed Iran’s new president Hassan Rouhani addressing the minorities’ rights in Iran but said the talks are not related to the promises of the new Iranian president, “but a new strategy to increase stability and democracy in the country.” Muslim revealed his three-day visit to Tehran was at the request of Iran’s foreign ministry.