Iran—New Commander Appointed To Lead IRGC Intel Body

Tasnim News Agency | 06/23/2022

The head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has named a new commander for its intelligence organization, reports Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency (Tehran). On Thursday, the IRGC announced that Maj. Gen. Hossein Salami had appointed Gen. Mohammad Kazemi to lead IRGC intelligence. He succeeds Hojjatoleslam Hossein Taeb, a cleric who had held the post since the intelligence organization was established in 2009. Salami appointed Taeb as one of his advisers. Kazemi...

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