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Iran's Khamenei criticizes US 'interference' in Syria

TEHRAN - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei criticized "interference" by the United States in Syrian affairs on Tuesday, but said Tehran would welcome reforms in its closest Arab ally, the official IRNA news agency reported.
"Iran's stance towards Syria is to support any reforms that benefit the people of this country and oppose the interference of America and its allies in Syrian domestic issues," Khamenei said, according to IRNA.Khamenei's remarks came as the Arab League prepared to present a plan to the UN Security Council - backed by Washington, Paris and London - for Syria's President Bashar Assad to give up powers.
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