IRGC Forerunner in War on Terror: Iran’s Defense minister

“The IRGC has always been the forerunner in the fight against terrorism in West Asia,” Brigadier General Amir Hatami said in a meeting with Defense Ministry officers in Tehran on Saturday.

Denouncing the US decision to blacklist the IRGC and impose sanctions on Iranian oil trade, the minister said such plots are doomed to failure like all the previous cases.

Highlighting the opportunities for growth under the sanctions, the general said the Islamic Republic has...