The Iranian armed forces will not allow any acts of aggression against the Islamic Republic, says General Heshmatollah Malekian Commander of the Army Ground Force’s Northwestern Base.
The armed forces are ready to make any sacrifice in defending the country borders and the Islamic establishment under the guidelines of the Commander in Chief of Iranian Armed Forces Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, General Malekian said in a local ceremony on Friday.
The commander praised the strong presence of Iranian officials on the international scene, adding that the border province of West Azarbaijan has a high degree of security.
The ground forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) earlier on Thursday break up two terrorist cells in northwestern Iran, killing 12 terrorists.
The IRGC public relations department in a statement on Thursday, said that the two terrorist anti-revolutionary groups had entered the border region of Oshnavieh on Wednesday to cause instability in the country.