TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A high-ranking Iranian official said his country is ready to share "experience and capabilities" with the Tehran-backed regime of in , the official IRNA news agency reported.
The late Wednesday report said Ali Saeedlou, described the two countries as powerful nations able to influence regional and global stability.'s vice president in charge of international affairs,
The comments appear to reinforce Iran's support for its main Middle East ally and counter speculation that Iran's leadership was facing internal battles over whether to continue their backing for the embattled Assad.
"Tehran is ready to give its experience and capabilities to its friend and brother nation of Syria," IRNA reported Saeedlou as saying in a meeting with Syria's deputy prime minister, , who is in Tehran with a Syrian delegation.
Saeedlou did not elaborate about which experience or capabilities he had in mind.