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Velayati: "Terrorists will re-emerge if Iran, Russia leave Syria"

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with Ali Akbar Velayati, foreign policy advisor to Iran supreme leader, during a meeting at the Novo-Ogarevo residence, outside Moscow, on July 12, 2018. (AFP)

Marina Kortunova
Press TV, Moscow

A senior advisor to Iran’s Leader says terrorists will re-emerge in Syria if Iran and Russia leave the country now. Ali Akbar Velayati, who’s on a visit to Moscow, says Iranian military advisers are in Syria at the request of Damascus and won’t leave the country under U-S pressure. Our correspondent Marina Kortunova has more. 

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