TEHRAN – On Wednesday, during his speech at a cultural ceremony in Tehran, Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami stressed the Islamic Republic’s growing strength and influence, underlining how regional and global issues cannot be resolved without Iran’s presence. General Salami discussed about the recent defeat of the Daesh terrorist group and downfall of its self-proclaimed caliphate in Iraq and Syria, stressing Iran’s role in the major achievement and highlighting that the US and Zionist regime and their regional allies created Daesh to divide Muslims and confine the extent of the Islamic Revolution’s influence. “However, what happened was the expansion of the Islamic Revolution’s influence”, as he said. The commander also emphasized that thanks to the grace of God the threats posed against Iran by the enemies have been turned into opportunities for the country. He stressed that today Iran’s presence is essential to resolve regional end global matters and showed how the country is becoming more powerful while enemies are getting weaker.
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