Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 16 / Trend /
Iran's Basij militia will hold large-scale military maneuvers on Oct.21-24 in the country's five regions. Some 250,000 members of the Basij militia will attend the maneuvers, IRNA reported.
Basij is a paramilitary volunteer militia established in 1979 by order of the Islamic Revolution's leader Imam Khomeini.
The maneuvers are devoted to the revolutionarily voluntaries in the Islam world.
The event is aimed to support the revolutions in the Islamic counties and protests running in the U.S.