Iran’s Basij Forces Hold Massive Maneuver in Tehran + Video

Thu Sep 3, 2015 15:26:44

Members of Iran’s Basij (volunteer) forces staged huge drills in the capital Tehran on Thursday.

 

More than 50,000 Basij members took part in the massive maneuver, codenamed Power of Sarallah, which started at Tehran’s Velayat Park with a message from Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari.

 

A number of senior commanders and officials including IRGC Lieutenant Commander Brigadier General Hossein Salami and Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi visited the site of the drills Thursday; tasnimnews reported.

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