1257 GMT August 18, 2022
General Ramezan Sharif, the IRGC’s spokesperson, announced on Thursday that Major General Hossein Salami appointed General Mohammad Kazemi as the new head of the organization, Tasnim News Agency reported.
General Kazemi has replaced Hojjatoleslam Hossein Taeb, a cleric that held the post for over 12 years.
The IRGC spokesman added Major General Hossein Salami appointed Hojjatoleslam Taeb as his adviser.
General Sharif said the new IRGC Intelligence Organization chief used to run the IRGC Intelligence Protection Organization for years and has considerable experience in intelligence, security and protection affairs.