TEHRAN (FNA)- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei appointed Major General Mohammad Baqeri as chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces.
Major General Baqeri replaced former Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Hassan Firouzabadi.
General Firouzabadi has been appointed as the top military aide of the Commander-in-Chief of the Iranian Armed Forces (i.e. the Supreme Leader).
Major General Baqeri is a veteran commander of Iran’s Armed Forces and he is brother of Hassan Baqeri who was martyred in 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war.
Major General Firouzabadi has also been appointed as Supreme Leader’s military advisor.
By Fars News Agency