Zarif congratulates Salami on new IRGC post
Tehran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message on Friday congratulated appointment of Brigadier General Hossein Salami as top commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
The message reads, I congratulate Your Excellency on the appointment of IRGC top commander on the auspicious birth anniversary of the Imam Zaman (AS) and I wish you success and prosperity in the highprofile position.
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Sunday appointed Hossein Salami, a senior IRGC commander, as the new chief commander of the military force, promoting him to the rank of major general. Salami replaced Major General Mohammad Ali Ja'fari.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA