Aug 14, 2017, 2:57 PM
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Speaker: Holy Shrine defenders guarantee Iran's security, dignity

Tehran, Aug 14, IRNA – Defenders of the Holy Shrine guaranteed security, awareness and dignity for Iranian people, Majlis (Parliament) speaker Ali Larijani said.

Larijani made the remarks Monday in a meeting to commemorate the late military advisor Mohsen Hojajji who was beheaded by terrorist group Daesh in Syria.

Hojajji and his peers have brought about value for the Islamic Republic of Iran, he said.

The commemoration ceremony was held with the attendance of Iranian military and political top officials in Tehran.

Following a US strike against the Iraqi Popular Forces (Hashd al-Shaabi), Daesh (ISIS terrorist group) seized the opportunity to attack the Syrian troops deployed along the borders with Iraq in which Mohsen Hojajji, an Iranian military advisor was taken hostage by the terrorist group elements and beheaded later on camera.

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