BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:30 A.M.) – Military commanders from Iraq, Syria, Iran, and Russia held a meeting in Baghdad on Wednesday to discuss regional security and their continued cooperation in the battle against terrorism, the Mehr News Agency reported this morning.
According to the Mehr report, representatives of the four countries emphasized the need to continue and expand cooperation in fight against terrorism.
Iraq’s Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Othman al-Ghanmi, stated after the meeting that he appreciated the ongoing cooperation between Iraq, Iran, Russia and Syria, adding that this coalition has been ‘effective’ in the fight against terrorism.
Brigadier General Mostafa Moradian, the Military Attaché of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Iraq, called for cementing the quadrilateral ties until they defeat terrorists inside their countries.
This military meeting is held periodically and it includes all four of these countries.
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