Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir (R) give a press conference with Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani of Bahrain in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on January 9, 2016. AFP PHOTO / AHMED FARWAN
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A senior Iranian commander warned Saudi Arabia Sunday against sending troops to Syria after the gulf kingdom deployed combat aircraft to Turkey, Iran's state media reported.Jazayeri was responding to a question on whether Iran planned to send more military advisers to Syria were Saudi troops to be deployed there, risking a direct confrontation between regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia.Iran, Syria's regional ally, supports President Bashar Assad by sending "military advisers" and volunteers to fight alongside the Syrian army.
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