Iran appointed Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani as the senior coordinator for political, military and security affairs with Syria and Russia.
The decision was made on Friday following Thursday's meeting in Tehran between the Iranian, Russian and Syrian ministers of defense.
According to a statement issued Friday by the Supreme National Security Council, this is the first time such a post is created in the country.
The statement added that Ali Akbar Velayati, the supreme leaders' advisor on international affairs, was tasked with coordinating with Russia regarding Syria.
The Tehran-held meeting brought together each of Russian Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu, Syrian regime chief of staff Fahd Jassem al-Freij and Iranian defense minister Hossein Dehghan.
نستخدم ملفات الكوكيز لنسهل عليك استخدام مواقعنا الإلكترونية ونكيف المحتوى والإعلانات وفقا لمتطلباتك واحتياجاتك الخاصة، لتوفير ميزات وسائل التواصل الاجتماعية ولتحليل حركة المرور لدينا...اعرف أكثر