Syria’s protection minister has slammed what he referred to as the “illegitimate” U.S. navy presence in his nation, vowing that Syria has a proper to self-defense.
Gen. Ali Ayoub spoke on Monday within the capital, Damascus, throughout a uncommon joint information convention with visiting Iranian and Iraqi military commanders.
The U.S. at present has about 2,000 troops in jap Syria and is predicted to withdraw a whole lot of them within the coming months.
The assembly illustrates the robust alliance between Iran, Iraq and Syria at a time when the U.S. is in search of to isolate and enhance sanctions in opposition to Iran and its regional allies.
The Iraqi military commander, Gen. Osman Ghanemi, additionally mentioned a border crossing between Syria and Iraq is to be opened within the coming days.