Iranian defense chief hopes for "more Syrian battlefield victories in 2019"

Iranian defense chief hopes for

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami told the Syrian Deputy Defense Minister on Monday, January 7 that he hopes for more victories for the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in 2019, Al-Masdar News reports.

According to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), the minister made the comments on the sidelines of the International Conference on Defense and Security in West Asia.

During the meeting, Hatami expressed his happiness over Syria’s recent victories and hoped that the chain of victories will go on for Syria.

The Islamic Republic of Iran has been one of Syria’s most important allies as they provided the necessary support for the government to continue their fight against the opposition and Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) groups.

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