amman - Opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have lately gained more support in the form of money and weapons. That Assad said Sunday against Ali Akbar Velayati, an adviser to Iran's top religious leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
According to Assad's support has increased since the army this month a major offensive has begun to regain lost ground. The president announced to continue the fight, because that's the only way " for the success of a political solution to the Syrian population ", reported the Syrian state.
Velayati said that Iran Syria continues to support, as " the fight against terrorism is crucial for the region and the world ".