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Iran | Syria Grants Gen. Soleimani Award Granted by Al-Assad


Syrian Minister of Defense, General Ali Ayoub, awarded the Medal of “the Hero of the Syrian Arab Republic” granted by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to General Qasem Soleimani, commander of Al-Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, to the Minister of Defense and Support of the Iranian Armed Forces, Brigadier Amir Hatami.

During his meeting Brigadier Hatami in Tehran, General Ayoub said hailed Soleimani’s great sacrifices, his role and his standing with the Syrian people in combating terrorism.

Ayoub emphasized that Soleimani’s name “will remain immortalized in the memory of history.”

For his part, Brigadier Hatami thanked the senior Syrian officials for “their sympathy for the government and people of Iran for the martyrdom of General Soleimani.”

He stressed that “the path of resistance will remain continuous and that had it not been for the sacrifices of the heroes of the resistance front, including the Syrian armed forces, the terrorist organization” ISIS “would have seized large places in the region.

Hatimi reiterated that Iran stands with Syria on the journey to reconstruction, as it stood with it in the war on terrorism.