NEWS DESK – Iranian official statistics for the first time reported the deaths of 2100 elements of the Iranian forces in Syria and Iraq in seven years.
The official statistics on the human and material costs of the intervention of its forces in Syria and Iraq in the past 7 years, and the announcement came within the organization of the «tree planting day», in Tehran’s southern suburb of Iran under the auspices of the City Council in the capital and the presence of the families of the dead, The number of Iranians killed in the battles in Syria and Iraq.
The Iranian al-Quds Force has been leading the war for seven years in Syria and Iraq, where Tehran considers its presence justified by a formal request from Damascus and Baghdad.
The Iranian authorities call the “defenders of shrines” the elements killed in Syria.
On December 28, Iran witnessed popular protests against Iran’s interference in Syria and Iraq. The protesters demanded an end to Iranian spending on regional interventions and attention to their livelihood issues.