As pressure grows on Syrian president Bashar Assad to step down, Iran’s Deputy
Foreign Minister for Arab and African Countries, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian,
headed to Moscow on Monday to discuss the crisis with his Russian counterpart
Amir-Abdollahian’s visit to Russia comes on another day
of intense fighting across Syria.
Assad’s staunchest allies, Moscow and
Tehran, have backed his regime since the fighting began over 21 months