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Iran continues engaging in support for terrorism despite nuclear deal

Dan Coats arrives to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats o
US Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said that Iran provides arms, financing, and training, and manages as many as 10,000 Iraqi, Afghan, and Pakistani Shia fighters in Syria to support the Assad regime, CNN reported.

Iran has sent hundreds of its own forces include members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and Quds force to Syria as advisors, he added while taking part in the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats Thursday.

Coats stressed that Iran's suggested desire to preserve the deal has not stopped the country from engaging in malign activities, such as its support for the Assad regime. 

He detailed that support to lawmakers during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on worldwide threats
Iran continues to boost the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria and act as the leading state sponsor of terrorism even as the nuclear deal temporarily limits the country's ability to build a nuclear weapon, he added.


Last Modified: Saturday، 13 May 2017 09:09 PM
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