The base, set up in 2016 near the borders with Iraq and Jordan, was also used for the training of so-called "vetted opposition" to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
Their comments came after Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on September 3 called for militants to be "cleaned out" of Idlib on a visit to Damascus ahead of an upcoming summit between the leaders of Iran, Russia, and Turkey in Tehran on September 7 to discuss Idlib.
"All of Syrian territory must be preserved and all the sects and groups should start the round of reconstruction as one collective and the displaced should return to their families", Zarif said, according to Fars.
At least eight Iranian forces were killed by an US-led worldwide anti-ISIS coalition air strike near the Al Tanf military base, according to a UK-based conflict monitory.
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Assad's forces, backed by military support from Russian Federation and Iran, have recaptured major cities in recent years, often involving agreements with both opposition fighters and civilians that allowed them to flee to Idlib.
However, the strongest set of fighters is led by an al Qaeda-linked group, which controls most of an area that is home to more than three million people.
President Assad has vowed to defeat the opposition in its last refuge in the province if the rebels do not surrender to government rule. Tens of thousands of people fled to Idlib after surrendering in government offensives elsewhere, choosing to relocate to an opposition-held area rather than risk reprisals or forced conscription at the hands of the government.
All eyes on the actions of Assad, Russia, and Iran in Idlib.
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United Nations officials believe an offensive on Idlib would trigger a wave of displacement that could uproot an estimated 800,000 people and discourage refugees from returning home.
Eleven more loyalists to Bashar al-Assad - four Syrians and seven non-Syrians - were injured, reported the Observatory citing reliable sources.
Britain, France and the USA, which together launched limited attacks on Syrian installations in mid-April in retaliation for an alleged Syrian chemical attack, say their red line against illegal weapon use remains in force.
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