Iran and Syria have signed a deal to boost bilateral military and security cooperation.
Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Mohammad Baqeri and Syrian Defense Minister Ali Abdullah Ayoub signed the agreement in Damascus. Bagheri said Iran will start strengthening and developing Syria’s air defense systems as of today.
The two sides also called for the withdrawal of foreign forces that are present in Syria without the consent of the government. Iran played a key role in helping the Syrian army in its fight against terror groups such as Daesh
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