Skip to comments.How Iranís Defense Minister In Damascus Sent A Message To Washington
Posted on 08/26/2018 3:12:31 PM PDT by Pavegecko
Three days after US National Security Advisor John Bolton met his Russian counterpart in Geneva, the Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami arrived in Damascus to meet Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Syrian Defense Minister General Ali Abdullah Ayyoub. The juxtaposition is important because Bolton was recently in Jerusalem where he indicated that Russia and Iran are not on the same page regarding Irans continuing presence in Syria.
Now Iranian state media, as well as Syrian state media, are highlighting and heralding the importance of the visit. Iran will spare no effort to maintain Syrias territorial integrity, because security in the country will help [improve] regional stability, Hatami said.
Background to the visit
TO UNDERSTAND the importance of the visit it is important to see the context in which it comes. Syria is preparing a major offensive to retake part of Idlib province. In recent days Turkey has said a military solution in Idlib is a disaster but there are increasing concerns among Syrian groups in Idlib and civilians that Turkey will not defend the province. This is because Turkey and Russia have grown closer amid US sanctions on Turkey and Turkey needs Russia more than it needs Idlib. Its main concern is refugees fleeing Idlib or IDPs fleeing to other areas where Turkey and Syrian rebels control in northern Syria.
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Iran just being Iran and doing their overlord’s (Putin)
Mostly nonsense. Iran is in no position to help rebuild Syria. They are as weak as Turkey financially.
Bits of the article are accurate, huge portions are not realistic at all.
FUIran! Your day will come!
Too bad we lost Songbird McCain. He was a real whiz at these kinds of things.
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