TEHRAN, Nov 25 (NNN-IRNA) – A top Iranian military commander, said yesterday that, no act of assassination against Iran’s armed forces, including the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), will go unanswered.
IRGC’s Chief Commander, Hossein Salami, made the remarks, in an interview with the semi-official Fars news agency, on the sidelines of the funeral of Colonel Davoud Jafari, a senior member of the IRGC Aerospace Division, who lost his life in a “terrorist” bombing, near the Syrian capital, Damascus on Tuesday.
Salami said that, any act of assassination will be avenged separately, at an “appropriate time and place.”
In a statement on Wednesday, the IRGC blamed “Israel for killing Jafari.”
Iran has confirmed the presence of its military advisers in Syria, at the request of the Syrian government, since 2011.– NNN-IRNA