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Iranian commandos deployed to Syria as advisers: officer | Reuters

Iranian commandos deployed to Syria as advisers: officer | Reuters

Iran has sent commandos to Syria as advisers, a military official said on Monday, suggesting it is using its army as well as paramilitary forces to help President Bashar al-Assad’s forces in the country’s civil war.

Tehran is Assad’s main regional ally and has provided military and economic support to his fight against rebel groups and Islamic State militants.

 

Source: Iranian commandos deployed to Syria as advisers: officer | Reuters