Sources in the Syrian army: 'Russia and Iran are ready to deploy ground forces into Syria'

Sources in the Syrian army said that Russia had expressed willingness to deploy ground forces into Syria if an official request was received from Syrian President Bashar Assad.


In an interview with Al-Quds Al-Arabi, the sources said the Russian Defense Ministry stated it was ready to deploy special forces to places where there could be pressure from rebels in the country.


The sources added that Iran was prepared to expand its participation in battles in Syria, including sending ground forces.


פרסום ראשון: 04.24.17, 09:06