Syrian army troops backed by popular forces continued their advances against foreign-backed terrorists in various areas of the country, including the northern province of Latakia and southwestern province of Daraa.
Iran's top security official has warned that a potential troop deployment by regional countries to Syria would be a “very dangerous” decision.
Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri said Saudi Arabia lacks the ability to directly get engaged in the war on Syria, noting that Riyadh has already used up its energy in the plots against Iraq and Yemen.
The Russian Foreign Ministry has striken back at UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's accusations of Syria peace talks failure after he alleged Russian role in the suspension of the talks, local media reported.
The United Arab Emirates, which has always followed Saudi policies, and has taken part in the killings of Yemeni people led by Riyadh, announced its readiness to send ground troops into Syria along with the Saudis. However, it is not known whether the UAE has thought about the repercussions of its decisions or not.
Saudi Arabia says the United States has welcomed Riyadh’s offer to contribute forces to a potential ground incursion by a US-led coalition in Syria.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says European countries have no independent will in the face of the United States.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said European countries can play a significant role in the political resolution of the Syrian crisis.
Iran is reportedly looking to lease land in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania for large-scale food production to serve local and export markets.
A top IRGC commander slammed Saudi Arabia for fomenting regional turmoil and backing the Takfiri terrorist groups, but at the same time underlined that the Riyadh regime lacks the ability to cause a change in the region’s developments militarily.