(Muslim Press) - The deputy commander of Iran ' s Revolutionary Guard said Tuesday that the country plans to strengthen Syrian regime because it is " on the front facing the American and Israeli enemies. " Iranian army's presence and its help to the Syrian army are strategically very important. Brigade General Hossein Salami added that Iran is assisting Syrian President Bashar Assad in four ways: strategic assistance, including aid to the Syrian army; operational support in the war against rebel groups; tactical assistance, such as deployment of Iranian troops; and logistical, technical and organizational support. He also said that recent Iranian TV footage showing tunnels containing launchers and long-range missiles was filmed some time ago, and that Iran's newest underground facilities have yet to be revealed.