Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of the Irainian Supreme National Security Council, has confirmed that Iran has let Russia use its infrastructure to fight against terrorism in Syria, the Iranian state-run news agency IRNA reported on August 16.
According to Shamkhani, Tehran and Moscow cooperate in the fight against terrorism in Syria and share their facilities and capacities to this end.
The very same day, Russian Tu-22M3 strategic bombers conduct air strikes on militant targets in Syria from the Hamadan Air Base located in Iran.
The Iranian Defense Ministry has also allowed Russias to use Irainian airspace for the flight of Russian cruise missiles. Missiles will be launched from Russian vessels involved in the drills in the Mediterranean Sea and the Caspian Sea.