Throughout any difficulty, each person will find comfort and solace in the support of an ally. For the whole period that the war has gone on in Syria, Iran has shown steadiness and commitment in provision of support to the Syrian government. Iran is helping Syria in so many ways just by being present. These two countries may not have too many common interests that they all pursue but it is important that these two governments have come together to help in the regaining of stability in Syria. Iran helping Syria in these trying moments has been a welcome move across the globe.
Being a Syrian ally, Iran has continued to offer necessary military aid that has gone on for years now. The use of air in delivering these essential has been popular among the Iranians. This has been coupled with security and intelligence services. It is clear that they do offer military weapons and other primary military necessities to the Syrians too. Financial support is also granted to a certain level. These security and military support offered to the Syrians has made them a little bit stronger. Iran has shown unwavering support for existence of peace among other countries by allowing its military to go out and help affected nations. It has also come out stronger in its training expeditionary missions. The moves by iran have ensured that the Syrian head of state remains in power. This has been observed as a noble move that is fully behind the rights of the people of Syria. Such support has resulted in the advancement of the Iranian economic, social and political agenda.
The move to support a local regime by an outsider is usually one that demands lots of boldness. Iran has actually shown support for pro-government militias in Syria. These groups of militias have welcomed the idea of Iran being Syria’s ally. This move has eliminated hurdles for Iranian operation within Syrian borders. It has led to Iran fighting various factions in Syria. The journey to stability is shortened by defeating such factions. This is regardless of who wins or takes over the government.
The goal of Iran is to build a corridor that goes from Iran to Lebanon. The corridor is to go through Iraq and Syria. This corridor is a direct link to the Mediterranean. Weapons, Iranian soldiers and Iranian backed soldiers will be facilitated and allowed to move within the corridor with lots of ease. This will grow both Syria’s ally, Iran, Iran and Syria itself. By this, it would be even more beneficial for Iran as it will further grow her influence in the region.