MPs: Salami’s appointment sends ‘clear message’ to U.S.

April 23, 2019

TEHRAN – 251 MPs on Tuesday issued a joint statement in support of the appointment of Major General Hossein Salami as the new chief of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), saying the appointment sends a “clear message” to the hegemons including America.

Hossein Salami is a revolutionary, jihadi and experienced person who is trusted by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the statement read, according to the Mehr news agency.

The lawmakers also thanked former IRGC Chief Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari for his fruitful tenure under the Leader’s command.

MH/PA

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