Ayatollah Khamenei Appoints General Salami New IRGC Chief

Major General Hossein Salami (right) replaced Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari (left) as the Chief Commander of IRGC based on a decree by the Leader

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has appointed Major General Hossein Salami as the new Chief Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

According to the Leader’s Sunday decree, General Salami will replace Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari as the new chief of the IRGC.

General Salami, who had earlier served as the second-in-command of the IRGC and commander of the IRGC Air Force, has been promoted by Ayatollah Khamenei to the rank of Major General.

In his decree, Iran’s Leader appreciated the valuable and lasting services of General Jafari for nearly a decade.

The Leader made the appointment in his capacity as Commander-in-Chief of the Iranian Armed Forces.

Ayatollah Khamenei has called on the new IRGC chief Hossein Salami to develop initiatives for further evolution of the IRGC.

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