BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:45 A.M.) – The Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, stated on the sidelines of the Geneva Security Conference on Monday that Iran has no military bases in Syria.

“No, we do not have them [in Syria],” Zarif told reporters.

Zarif added that Iran does send military advisers to Syria to aid the Syrian Arab Army (SAA); however, they have not deployed military personnel for combat.

The Iranian Foreign Minister’s comments come shortly after both Israel and the United States accused Iran of militarily intervening in Syria.

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