Iran's minister of defense Brigadier General Amir Hatami said upon his has arrival in the Syrian capital, Damascus that teh Iranian adviser rstay in Syria as long as the two sides want to .

Iran Press-Iranian Minister of Defense (MoD) Brigadier General Amir Hatami arrived in Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday Aug 26,2018 . 

Upon his arrival in Damascus International Airport, he was highly welcomed by a number of senior Syrian military officials, military attaché of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Syria Brigadier General Alinejad and Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Syria Javad Torkabadi.

Meanwhile Iran's defense minister stressed the the fact that The presence of of the Iran's advisers in Syria in the future will be determined by the will of the  two sides and no other third party would be involved.

The Iranian defense minister pointed to the development of bilateral cooperation in the new situation as the main objective behind his trip to Syria and said, "we hope that Iran will have an active participation in reconstruction of Syria."

Referring to strategic ties between Iran and Syria  the  Brigadier General Amir Hatami ,went on to say that Syria is making its own way through the current crisis to the phase  of reconstruction .Hence the upcoming agreements between Iran and Syria  would  pave the  ground for further contribution as wellas bilateral cooperation  between Tehran and Damascus .

He congratulated the victories of Axis of Resistance on terrorists and termed it as a turning point in regional cooperation.

Syrian deputy defense minister  Major general Mahmood Shwa  described Iran's defense minister's  visit  to Syria as a sign for bilateral cooperation between Syria and Iran specially  when it comes to fighting against terrorism as well as confrontation with US -Zionist war-mongering plots.

In this two-day visit, Brigadier General Amir Hatami is scheduled to meet with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after visiting his Syrian counterpart today evening.


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