Syrian army forces captured Abu Qula dam from the ISIL terrorists and extended the security belt around Palmyra (Tadmur) city.
Head of Strategic Research Center of the Expediency Council Velayati discussed the regional developments during an address at the Islamic Azad University in Tehran.
The Syrian army troops repelled ISIS offensive near the areas surrounding Regiment 137 base in Deir Ezzur.
Protesters have taken to the streets in cities across the US, as well as other countries, to demonstrate against the airstrikes in Syria ordered by US President Donald Trump.
The latest round of the Syrian peace talks has concluded in the Swiss city of Geneva, with the United Nations hailing the negotiations as "substantive" and the talks yielding a “clear agenda” for the future of the war-ravaged Arab country.
UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has told all parties present at the Syria peace talks being held in Geneva that several more rounds of negotiations would be needed before any manner of accord is reached.
THE SYRIAN REFUGEES
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has stressed the importance of strengthening cooperation and coordination with neighboring Iraq in the fight against foreign-sponsored terrorism and extremist groups.
The ceasefire agreement between the Syrian government and opposition is fragile but won't fall apart although sporadic crossfires are still reported in Syria, said political analysts Monday.
Incoming UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the crisis in Syria "has become a cancer on a global scale."