Sep 20, 2021, 1:21 PM
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Iran dismantles anti-Revolution groups' positions in northern Iraq

Orumieh, IRNA – Deputy commander of the Iranian forces in West Azarbaijan Brigadier General Majid Arjmandfar said in response to anti-Revolution forces' movements in Iranian common borders with northern Iraq, four positions of these groups were targeted by smart bullets.

Speaking to reporters on Monday, Arjmandfar said the anti-Revolution groups have been organized in north of Iraq by foreign countries and even by some of the Arab states.

He noted that these groups were located near Iran borders and the Iraqi government and officials had earlier received warning from Iran in this regard.

Earlier on Sunday, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri warned terrorist groups settle in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region that if they continue evil activities, Iran would dismantle all of them.

He said that officials in Iraqi Kurdistan Region do not care about the issue, adding that the weaknesses of Iraq’s central government are caused by US presence in the country, all of which have caused active presence of terrorist groups in northern Iraq.

He said that stimulated by the US, Israeli regime, and some Arab states, the terrorist groups have tried to expand their terrorist operations.

Iraq’s central government and Kurdistan Region shouldn’t allow terrorist groups to establish training bases, radio and TV stations, and camps in northern Iraq and wage attacks on Iranian borders and regions and assassinated Iranians, General Baqeri underlined, stressing that this is not acceptable at all.

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