Leader appoints new IRGC commanders

August 24, 2018

TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday appointed Rear Admiral Alireza Tangsiri as the new commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy.

In a decree, the Leader urged Tangsiri to strengthen the infrastructure of the IRGC Navy and boost the combat preparedness of its forces, Mehr reported.

He also thanked the outgoing Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi for his sincere efforts towards the promotion of the IRGC’s naval forces.

In a separate decree, Ayatollah Khamenei appointed Fadavi as the IRGC’s deputy coordinator at the proposal of IRGC Chief Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari.

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