Armenian member of the Iranian Parliament Karen Khanlari praised the commander of the IRGC Quds special forces unit, Major-General Qassem Soleimani for his efforts to combat terrorist groups and save the lives of the Armenian and Assyrian peoples in Syria.
"I should thank General Qassem Soleimeni and other military forces who are present in Syria at the demand of the country's government to establish security. They could keep away the Syrian Armenians and Assyrians in many conditions from massacre and serious harms," Fars News reported quoting Khanlari.
Armenians, mostly live in the Syrian region of Aleppo, which was occupied by ISIL and the Al-Nusra Front, he said adding that they were under intense pressure, and many of them were killed by terrorists.
According to him, the Iranian military advisors in Syria have saved them from the danger of death posed by the terrorists.