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FM highlights role of Iranian military advisors in fight against terrorism

Tehran, Aug 11, Iranian Foreign Minister on Friday showed reaction to brutal beheading of an Iranian military advisor by Daesh (ISIS) in Syria and highlighted their role in fighting Takfiri terrorist groups.

Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message released on his Instagram account, commemorated the sacrifices of all Iranian military advisors, known in Iran as 'Defenders of Shrines', including Mohsen Hojjaji, and said that 'they sacrificed their life to fight the crimes of Takfiri-Terrorists and guarantee security and peace for the oppressed Muslims of the region'.

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

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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