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Iranian leader appoints IRGC ground forces commander

15 March 2010 [15:18] - TODAY.AZ
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has appointed Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour as the new commander of the ground forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
"Upon the proposal of the IRGC Commander (Mohammad Ali Jafari) and with regards to your track record, I hereby appoint you to the commander of the IRGC ground forces," said Ayatollah Khamenei in his decree to Pakpour on Sunday.

"It is expected that you will maintain the devoted personnel, use innovative methods and modern technology and draw up necessary plans to carry out responsibilities and boost the level of preparedness," the Leader added.

At the end of the decree, Ayatollah Khamenei wished success for all.

/Press TV/

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