Source: Defence World
Iran and Syria have signed an agreement on defense and technical cooperation during a visit by Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami to Damascus.
At Damascus’ request, Tehran has been providing military advisory support to the Syrian military fighting foreign-backed terrorism and militancy since 2011.
The Islamic Republic says it will maintain the role as long as it is required by the Syrian government, Syrian and Iranian media reported.
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