16:54 GMT23 November 2020
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    Iran is sending about 100 military advisers and instructors to Syria and Iraq from the University of Imam Hussein Murteza Safari for the Preparation of Officers and Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

    “Over the past year, a significant number of our commanders and instructors, about 100 people, went for the service period of two months in these areas,” news agency Tasnim quoted Safari as saying.

    According to the Iranian military, some experts on the group returned home after two and three months, but some of them have continued to perform their duties as instructors.

    Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hussein Amir Abdollahiyan said that Iran is increasing the number of its military personnel in Syria in connection with the intensification of the fight against terrorism.

    They (the experts) will remain in the country until it is requested by Damascus, Abdollahiyan said.


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