Iran’s military and economic support is essential, says Assad

The Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
The Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

( Syrian President Bashar al-Assad stressed that Iran provides military and economic aid to his country, which has been witnessing a bloody conflict for more than four years, asserting that the strengthening of bilateral cooperation in the war is “normal.”

Assad stated today in a statement followed by, “Iran stands with Syria and with the Syrian people politically, economically and militarily.”

Assad added “Iran sends us military equipment, and there is exchange of military experts between Syria and Iran, and it is normal to increase this cooperation between the two countries in conditions of war.”

Assad praised the relationship between Damascus and Tehran, which dates back to “more than three and a half decades.”

The Syrian president stressed also that “Iran’s support was essential in order to help Syria in its steadfastness in this difficult war.”


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