‘Basij has reduced sanctions effects’

December 9, 2018 - 21:54

TEHRAN – The chief of Imam Hossein Cadet College said on Sunday that the impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran has been reduced due to efforts by the Basij Organization.

Brigadier General Ali Fazli made the remarks at the Basij Forces’ Knowledge and Research Exhibition in Tehran.

“If Basij was not involved, the sanctions would be effective, but with the involvement, mindset and thinking of Basij, the sanctions have had minimal impact,” General Fazli said, Mehr reported.

The general added that by strengthening the valuable outlook of Basij, the different stages of sanctions can be overcome.

MH/PA

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