Western diplomats say Iran will get sovereign concessions and agreements with the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad in return for helping to resolve the suffocating economic crisis plaguing regions under the regime’s control. I’m putting pressure on you.
The Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper quoted diplomats as saying Tehran had surprised the Assad regime with the draft agreement while preparing for the visit of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi.
“One of the agreements is that if an Iranian is treated in a Syrian hospital or scientific institution, has property rights, etc., is treated as a Syrian citizen, and commits a crime, he or she will be subject to the Iranian judicial system, not the Syrian judiciary.” It included being tried at the institution,” the source said.
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Diplomatic sources say Syria’s economic crisis is the worst in a decade and Iran hopes to profit from gaining key sovereign concessions as Russia focuses on war in Ukraine. and want to strengthen their influence in the long term in the face of escalation. Israeli military pressure in Syria.
Another agreement is similar to the one signed between the Assad regime and Moscow in late 2015 regarding the establishment of Russian military bases in Hmeimim and Tartous, according to sources. Try them out in the Syrian courts.
Since 2011, Iran has supported the Syrian regime by providing financial support and oil shipments, as well as sending militias to fight opposition forces, in exchange for taking over key Syrian facilities. I was.
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