Iran and Syria Seal Military Cooperation Agreement

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Syrian president Bashar Assad meets with Iran’s Defense minister Amir Hatami, in Damascus on August 26, 2018. (Credit: SANA via AP)

 

Deal concluded by their defense ministers at a meeting in Damascus, Tasnim news agency says

Iran and Syria signed a deal for military cooperation in a meeting between the defence ministers of the two countries in Damascus, the Tasnim news agency reported on Monday.Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami travelled to Damascus on Sunday for a two-day visit, meeting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and senior military officials, Tasnim reported.

Tasnim did not provide any details about the military cooperation deal.

Senior Iranian officials have said their military presence in Syria is at the invitation of the Assad government and they have no immediate plans to withdraw.

Full article: Iran and Syria Seal Military Cooperation Agreement (Haaretz)

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