Damascus (SyriaNews.media) The Syrian President Bashar al-Assad issued a decree to include the pro-Syrian government forces foreign militias in the Syrian Ministry of Defense, as a recognized military formation.
Qasioun News Agency reported that President Bashar al-Assad issued a decree to include Iranian, Lebanese and Iraqi militias that support the Syrian regime forces as a recognized military formation.
According to the decree, Iranian militias have been considered, since the issuance of this decree, as military forces belonging to the Syrian army and under its command.
The decree added that the Syrian regime will take care of the needs of families of the militias, who lost a fighter, and therefore this will be a step toward the naturalization of the militias’ families supporting the regime forces.
It is noteworthy, since the beginning of the crisis in Syria, the Syrian regime, Russia and Iran have been working to change Syria’s demography by displacing its indigenous people and bringing in sectarian militias instead.