People will usually prefer to have supportive friends during any moment of difficulty. During the entire warring period in Syria, Iran has remained steadfast and committed to be a supportive and dependable Syrian ally. Iran in Syria has been of great importance and value to Syria. In as much as the two countries may not have many common interests in pursuance, it should be noted that Iran in Syria is purely a partnership between two governments that are seeking to ensure stability in the affected country. The move by Iran to help out Syria has been considered a bold one and noble one too.
As a Syrian ally, Iran has been committed in the provision of essential military aid for as many years. Iran has had these military supplies done by air, primarily. Iran has also chosen to provide further security and intelligence information to Syria. They as well provide military weapons and necessities to Syria. The Syrians have been able to receive financial aid from the Iranians. These provision of relevant security and military support has led to the improvement of chances by the Syrian government to come out stronger in this war. Iran has shown unwavering support for existence of peace among other countries by allowing its military to go out and help affected nations. For this reason, Iran has shown growth in its expeditionary missions. The moves by iran have ensured that the Syrian head of state remains in power. This move has been noted as a move of honor that aims at maintain the rights of the people of Syria. Iran has been able to further its economic, political and social agenda through this support.
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 kind of support has allowed Iran to operate with lots of ease within Syrian borders. Syrian moderate and extremist factions have further been fought by Iranians. The journey to stability is shortened by defeating such factions. Whoever takes control of the government does not necessarily matter.
Iran is aiming at building a corridor from Iran to Lebanon. The corridor is to go through Iraq and Syria. The corridor provides a connection to the Mediterranean. This corridor will facilitate the movement of Iranian and Iranian-backed soldiers as well as necessary weapons. This will grow both Syria’s ally, Iran, Iran and Syria itself. Iran will find it even more advantageous since it will find an avenue of growing her influence through this.