Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) ground forces pounded terror bases in northern Iraq with artillery fire.
The base of Hamzeh Seyed al-Shohada on Saturday attacked the bases of anti-Iranian terrorists in northern Iraq.
In a statement released on Saturday, the IRGC said units belonging to the Hamzeh Seyed al-Shohada base had launched the operation to “destroy the positions of anti-Iranian terrorist groups affiliated with global arrogance in northern Iran. ‘Iraq who have in recent days crossed the northwestern borders of Iran and attacked some border bases of our country.
He added that the IRGC forces gave a decisive response to the terrorist attacks after officials in northern Iraq failed to take proper action and pay due attention to the numerous warnings given to them against the deployment and activity of mercenaries and anti-revolutionary terrorists against the Islamic Republic.
The statement adds that the operation will continue in order “to ensure sustainable border security and punish criminal terrorists” and to hold officials in northern Iraq accountable for fulfilling their legal obligations in accordance with international regulations. .
Iran has repeatedly warned the semi-autonomous region of Iraqi Kurdistan that it will not tolerate the presence and activity of terrorist groups along its northwestern borders, saying the country will respond decisively. if these regions become a hub for anti-Islamic Republic terrorists.
Last May, the IRGC targeted and destroyed positions of terrorist groups operating near the country’s western borders in Erbil, the capital of Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.
In September last year, the IRGC launched an attack in northern Iraq, where it destroyed four bases belonging to hostile groups.
“Counter-revolutionary groups have been organized by the intelligence services of hostile and foreign countries and even of some Arab states in northern Iraq” to be used “in accordance with the [achieving] their objectives and creating obstacles in the path of the Islamic Republic,” said deputy commander of the IRGC ground forces base Hamzeh Seyed al-Shohada in northwestern Iran at the time. Majid Arjmandfar brigade.