is that the Reagan administration illegally sold arms to Iran, in hopes of getting hostages released, and used some of the proceeds to illegally fund the right-wing drug-dealing terrorists in Nicaragua known as the “Contras” (in other words, the counterrevolutionaries opposed to that nation’s leftist Sandinista government).
The Reagan administration had been negotiating with terrorists (despite Reagan’s repeated public position that he would “never” do so).
Shamkhani is secretary of the Supreme National Security Council and Tehran’s coordinator of political, security and military actions with Russia.“The use of Iranian airspace by Russian aircraft is made subject to a joint decision, taking into account the need... He said Russian planes had not recently needed to land in Iran for re-supply.
Russian President Vladimir Putin dwelt on the idea last month during a speech in Sochi.The Tass news agency quoted Lavrov as saying Moscow and Washington carried out preparatory work on a cease-fire in southern Syria with all parties concerned, including Israel.“I can guarantee that the American side, and we, did the best we can to make sure that Israel’s security interests are fully taken into consideration,” he was quoted as saying.Trump officials claim the cease-fire is a successful diplomatic achievement that has prevented Syrian bloodshed and demonstrated the value of cooperating with Moscow.Russian soldiers, on armoured vehicles, patrol a street in Aleppo.Iran and Russia are closely cooperating in Syria and provide political, financial and military backing to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.(Reuters file )Russian warplanes are using Iran’s airspace to carry out airstrikes in Syria, an Iranian official said on Saturday.“The fact that they (Russian bombers) use Iranian airspace continues because we have total strategic cooperation with Russia,” Admiral Ali Shamkhani told the Fars news agency.