The force would operate along the Turkish border with Iraq and within Syria along the Euphrates River.
Elsewhere in his remarks, the Iranian president said the fight against terrorists and foreign intervention must be continued in Syria and called for adopting measures to help the Syrian refugees return to their homeland as soon as possible.
He added that the reconstruction of the war-stricken country should start and noted that the Islamic Republic would stand by the Syrian government and nation in this regard.
Rouhani also stressed the importance of proceeding with political talks and measures aimed at restoring the rights of the Syrian people.
The top Syrian parliamentarian, for his part, said Damascus opposes the presence of US forces in its soil and has officially called for their withdrawal.
Iran wants united Iraq: Rouhani
Also, in a meeting with Iraq’s parliament speaker Salim al-Jabouri, the Iranian president hailed achievements made by the Iraqi government and nation in fighting terrorism and foiling the enemies’ plots to sow discord among the Iraqis.