Russian Ambassador to Tehran has denied the rumors about the discontent with Assad

Russian Ambassador to Iran Levan of jagaran denied rumors that Moscow is displeased with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Such claims diplomat called speculation. He stressed that these are private statements that do not reflect the official position of the Russian state.

“Russia will continue to support the political process in Syria and the legitimate government of this country”, — quotes the words Jagarana TASS.

the Ambassador also spoke in support of the efforts of the States — guarantors of the Astana process: Russia, Turkey and Iran. “Thanks to our tripartite efforts failed to cease hostilities and to start negotiations”, — he reminded.

Earlier some mass media reported with reference to the Syrian opposition that Russia, Turkey and Iran are currently discussing the question of the removal of Assad from power. However, none of these countries this information is not officially confirmed.