Iran is ready to cooperate with the armed forces of Syria. The IRGC commander, Major General Hossein Salami, said this at a meeting with Syrian Defense Minister Ali Mahmoud Abbas in Tehran, Mehr reported.
He said Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is ready to upgrade educational cooperation with the Syrian Armed Forces, including command and control courses.
He stressed the importance of developing defense and military cooperation between Syria and Iran. "We are ready to help the Syrian armed forces in necessary areas."
Ali Mahmoud Abbas, for his part, praised Iran's support for Syria in the fight against ISIS and terrorists. "The Syrian people will never forget Iran's valuable support and assistance led by (Gen.) Qasem Soleimani in the fight against terrorists. Your assistance to the resistance movements in the region, including Palestine, is an undeniable fact and has caused the defeat and anger of the enemies of the Islamic Ummah," he said.