RNA – General Brigadier General Mohammad Shirazi, the head of the Military Office of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, called Hoseyn Salami, the Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), and passed on a message from the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Khamenei, on the occasion of the anniversary of the establishment of the IRGC.
Ayatollah Khamenei is the commander-in-chief of the Iranian Armed Forces.
The IRGC was founded after the Iranian Revolution on April 22 1979 by the order of Ayatollah Sayyed Ruhollah Khomeyni with the intention to protect Iran’s Islamic republic political system. The IRGC base their role in protecting the Islamic system as well as preventing foreign interference and coups by deviant movements.
The text of Ayatollah Khamenei’s message is as follows:
“Convey my greeting to the members of the IRGC and their respected families on the occasion of the anniversary of the founding of the IRGC. I thank the IRGC for its good performance and efforts and I pray for them.”
Rasa News Agency