New head for IRGC
Khamenei also called for the enhancement of Iranian naval forces’ presence in international waters
Leader Appoints New Commander to IRGC Navy
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei appointed Rear Admiral Ali Reza Tangsiri as the new commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps’ Navy.
In a decree on Thursday, Ayatollah Khamenei, commander-in-chief of Iran’s Armed Forces, installed Rear Admiral Tangsiri as commander of the IRGC Navy, which is in charge of security in Iran’s southern waters. Tangsiri succeeds Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi as the IRGC Navy chief.
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