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  5/25/2014, Iyar 25, 5774

Senior Iranian Commander Makes Secret Visit to Syria


Commander of the elite Iranian Quds force, Qasem Soleimani, made a secret trip to Syria in order to follow-up in person with the military and intelligence coordination between Syria and Iran, Al Arabiya reports.

The reports further indicate that Soleimanu travelled to console the family of Hilal al-Assad, the Syrian President’s cousin, who was killed in battle against rebel forces in the port city of Latakia.