Iran, Syria Sign Military Cooperation Agreement

July 8, 2020

Weapon Program: 

  • Military

Related Country: 

  • Syria

Tehran, July 8, IRNA - Chief of Staff of Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri and Deputy Commander in chief of the Syrian Armed Forces and Defense Minister Major General Ali Abdullah Ayoub signed a comprehensive military cooperation agreement between the two countries in Damascus today (Wednesday).

The military agreement signed between Syria and Iran is aimed at expanding military and security cooperation in the field of two countries' armed forces activities and keeping up their coordination.

Prior to the signing of the agreement, the two sides met to discuss developments in Syria and the necessity for the exit of foreign troops who are illegally present in Syria.

Major General Bagheri arrived in Damascus yesterday (Tuesday) at the invitation of Major General Ayoub.