ID : N-4598 Date : 2019/03/03 - 12:20
(Persia Digest) – The Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran has emphasized that Iran will stay in Syria for as long as its government requires it, reiterating: “Netanyahu’s jeering and sneering and his pointless trips will not affect Iran’s presence in Syria.”
Ali Shamkhani added: “Iran is in Syria at the invitation of its government to stabilize the situation there and help its people. It will stay there for as long as the Syrian government requires its.”
► Israel seeking to provoke Iran into a military response
► Israel tells Russia Iran must quit Syria
► Risk of war between Iran and Israel in Syria
Persia Digest (PD) reported that following Netanyahu’s recent trip to Russia, Vladimir Putin announced the news of a workshop to arrange the withdrawal of all foreign troops from Syria. Israeli officials have repeatedly stated that Iranian advisors must leave Syria and are also trying to recruit Russia to agree.
► Diplomatic battle between Iran and Israel in Russia
► Russia and Israel to remove Iran from Syria
► Russia cannot drive Iran out of Syria
Speaking of US threats to impose further sanctions on Iran following the unveiling of its missile city, Shamkhani underlined: “Iran does not ask for permission or consult with anyone on the four main axes of missile range, destruction power, accuracy, or deployment speed.”
He added: “Only our defense needs dictate what to do in the defensive and missile program.”
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