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Iran Denies Reports It Sent Forces to Syria, Tehran Times Says

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Aug. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Iran’s defense minister rejected reports that the Islamic Republic has sent military forces to Syria to help the government of President Bashar al-Assad fight rebels, Tehran Times reported.

Iran hasn’t dispatched any soldiers and the Syrian government hasn’t asked Iran to do so, Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi said at a press conference in Tehran yesterday, the newspaper reported.

To contact the reporter on this story: Ladane Nasseri in Dubai at lnasseri@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at barden@bloomberg.net