Commander ensures security at Iranian border in Kurdistan

TEHRAN (FNA)- There is no security problem in Iran’s Western province of Kurdistan, Commander of the province’s border guards Brigadier General Ezzatollah Rashidian underlined on Tuesday.

“Today under the conditions that all around Iran is engaged in war and chaos, the Islamic Iran enjoys full security and there is not even the slightest security problem, thanks God and wise leadership of the Supreme Leader (Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei),” Rashidian said in the Western city of Sanandaj, the capital city of Kurdistan province, today.

He described the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group as an ominous phenomenon in the region, and stated that “the ISIL has been trained by the world arrogance, specially the US and Britain”.

The General said the US and Britain have created the ISIL in a bid to ward off Israel from danger, while the collaboration of the regional puppet regimes has largely helped their crimes.

In similar remarks, another senior Iranian commander announced on Saturday that the country’s western borders enjoy full security, adding that new optical equipment and tools have been delivered to the border guards.

“The Islamic Republic of Iran’s border guards deployed at the borders use state-of-the-art tools and optical equipment and monitor the smallest moves along the borders,” Border Guards Commander of the Western province of Ilam General Lotfali Pakbaz told reporters.

He said now that the border guards have been equipped with optical tools and devices sustainable security can better be established at the country’s borders, specially the Western borders at Ilam province.

In relevant remarks in July, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan underlined preparedness of the country’s military, security and intelligence forces to thwart any destabilizing threat to Iran’s borders, particularly in the West.

The Iranian commander underscored that Iranian armed forces are watching the country’s borders so carefully that there has not remain any chance for the Takfiri terrorist groups, including the ISIL, to pose any threat for Iran.

“The ISIL not only is not a threat to our country, but also Iraqi nation will eradicate the group by themselves,” he stressed, adding members of the ISIL group are “employed mercenaries” who are present in Iraq and Syria to destabilize peace and tranquility in the region.

The ISIL is operating in Northern and Northwestern Iraq near the country’s borders with Turkey and Syria. A few hundred kilometers to their East is the border with Iran’s Western and Northwestern provinces.

By Fars News Agency


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