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2022-June-23  16:14

IRGC Appoints New Intelligence Chief

TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Salami appointed Brigadier General Mohammad Kazzemi as the new head of the IRGC Intelligence Organization to replace Hossein Ta'eb.

IRGC Spokesman Brigadier General Ramezan Sharif announced the new appointment on Thursday.

“Former Head of the IRGC Intelligence Organization was also appointed as the advisor to the IRGC commander upon a decree by Major General Hossein Salami,” he said.

The spokesman added that the new head of the IRGC Intelligence Organization has been presiding the IRGC Intelligence Protection Organization for many years and has extensive experiences in security, protection and intelligence issues.

General Sharif also hailed Ta’eb for his efforts in the former posts, saying that in addition to many years of effective and valuable role-playing in the IRGC Intelligence Organization and the IRGC's Social and Cultural Department, he has also been the commander of Basij Forces.