Iranian Armed Forces spokesman, Brig. Gen. Abolfazl Shekarchi, has stated that Iran has no need for a military base in Syria.

“Iran has no need for a base in Syria so that anyone would want to attack it,” Shekarchi told the IRNA news agency.

The spokesman recalled that Tehran was providing advice to Syria and Iraq at the request of the authorities of those countries.

He noted that Iran was not directly involved in the hostilities in Syria and Iraq while talking about the presence of Iranian troops in Syria were spread by the United States and Israel.

The Israeli authorities have repeatedly expressed concern over the presence of Iranian forces in Syria, noting that it posed a threat to Israel and the country would do everything possible to prevent Iran from creating a military base in Syria.

Responding to the allegations in July, Adviser for International Affairs for the Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Akbar Velayatia said that Israel is irrelevant in the matter of Iran’s presence in Syria.
Meanwhile, the Syrian Army continues mop-up operations fighting numerous opposition groups and terrorist organizations in some areas of the country.
Currently, the priorities in the country are a political settlement, restoration and refugee repatriation.
Source: Sputnik
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Of course not, Iran can lunch their missiles to any part of middle east from its territory without any problem and with high precision.

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That’s what they pretend…
Thus, Gen. Salami (boss of IRGC) said last July he had a 100,000 manpower islamic army ready to invade Israel..
Thus they contradict themselves a little bit…