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Iranian Force Would Be Tagged As Terrorists Group By The U.S.

Based on the internal information provided by three U.S. officials, Reuters stated that the U.S. would possibly designate Iran’s exclusive Revolutionary Guards Corps as a foreign terrorist organization. This is for the first time that the U.S. has mentioned another nation’s military a group of terrorists.

According to the critics, the decision set to be announced by the U.S. military and intelligence officials could raise similar actions from other nations’ governments too.

The Pentagon declined to release any statement on this matter and referred doubts to the State Department. The White House even declined to comment.

The decision came a year after the statement released by the U.S. President Donald Trump in the Year 2015 to withdraw the nuclear deal from Tehran and to re-impose sanctions that had completely disturbed Iran’s economy. The decision to be made by the U.S. administration to designate Iranian force was initially reported by the Wall Street Journal.

Over a decade back, the U.S. Treasury made a similar decision by designating IRGC’s Quds Force for supporting terrorism and rebellious groups.

In the Year 2017, IRGC commander Mohammad Ali Jafari cautioned America to prevent Trump from making the further move.

IRGC has become Iran’s most dominant security organization after the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Large segments of the Iranian economy and political system are being controlled by IRGC. However, it is the division of IRGC, known as Quds Force, which has drawn the attention of Washington. Major-General Qasem Soleimani is leading the force.

Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State has signaled Soleimani several times and even warned other Iranian leaders that the U.S. would blame them for any sort ofharm caused to U.S. interests in Iraq by the forces under their governance.

There is uncertainty regarding the actual impact of mentioning IRGC as a terrorist group on the current activities of America in the nations that have connections with Tehran and Iraq.

Andrew Conover
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Andrew Conover has done Masters in Atmospheric Sciences and manages the science domain at our publication. He is associated with us from last 2 Years. Andrew looks after science-related content and believes every new project is a prospect to raise the bar. His success mantra is taking a big concept and working on it with laser sharp focus. He is very clear with his workflow and believes in helping others with his valuable opinions and knowledge regarding space science. Outside of work, Andrew is a proud dad and plays football in leisure time. He also keeps tabs on all the Science-related events around and makes it a point to attend it and share his experience about it.

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