Iran Security Index Ever Improving

Iran Security Index Ever ImprovingIran Security Index Ever Improving

Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said Iran's security index is improving on a daily basis, while most parts of the world are witnessing a downward trend in the same field.

"The [level] of security prevailing in our country is, in the words of the Leader of Islamic Revolution [Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei], unparalleled," Alavi said on Monday, Press TV reported.

"The increase in our country's security index comes as we are witnessing the deaths of people in all corners of the world, which show how the security index is low in most countries," he said.

Alavi attributed the advantage to the efforts of the country's undercover intelligence agents, "who would detect any suspicious activity and nip every plot in the bud" and to diligence by and cooperation among police, security, military forces and political directorates and other influential sectors.

Last month, the minister said the intelligence command possessed and practiced by Iranian security forces had led to "unparalleled security in Iran". He also said the country had been identifying and neutralizing enemy schemes aimed at creating sectarian divide within its borders.

Iran has been successful in protecting itself from the spillover of terrorism and conflict—constant occurrences in some regional countries— due to high vigilance by its intelligence and security forces.

On October 4, Lieutenant General Mohammad Pakpour, the commander of the Ground Forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, said a terrorist group, backed by the United States and Israel, had been dismantled in the country's west near the border with Iraq.

In a similar announcement in July, Pakpour said IRGC forces had captured two members of a terrorist group in the southwest, saying the detainees had admitted to US and Saudi support.

Earlier in the year, a plot to stage attacks in Iran's major cities, including Tehran, was thwarted. The Intelligence Ministry then released a video showing the security forces raiding the hideout of the would-be attackers in the capital.


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