Iran’s Rev. Guards admit combat role in Syrian fighting

Gen. Salar Abnoush, commander of the IRGC’s Saheb al-Amr unit, told volunteers Monday that Iran is sending commanders and foot soldiers from its elite corps to fight in “every aspect of the war in Syria, military and cultural.” This was the first official admission of Iran’s military involvement in the Syrian conflict, which had hitherto been denied.

 

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