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Leader Appoints New IRGC Navy Commander

Leader Appoints New IRGC Navy CommanderLeader Appoints New IRGC Navy Commander

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei appointed Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri as the new commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ Navy. In a decree issued on Thursday, Ayatollah Khamenei, commander-in-chief of Iran’s Armed Forces, installed  Tangsiri to the top IRGC wing, which is in charge of security of Iran’s southern water frontier, Tasnim News Agency reported. Tangsiri succeeds Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi. In his decree the Leader said the decision for the appointment was made at the IRGC commander’s proposal and with regard to the new commander’s “commitment, competency and valuable experience.” The Leader recommended Tangsiri to promote the training skills of men under his command and upgrade  maritime equipment. In a separate decree, the Leader appointed Fadavi as IRGC deputy commander for coordination affairs.

 

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