Major phase of "Martyrs of Unity" drills start in Iran
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 9 / Trend S.Isayev, D. Khatinoglu/
Iran has just started the major phase of series of military exercises, codenamed "Shohaday-e Vahdat (Martyrs of Unity)", in Khaf general zone, East of Iran, Fars reported.
IRGC Head Mohammad Ali Jafari and other top Iranian military officials are present at the drills.
"The landforces will showcase the strengh of the Iranian military, and they aim to protect Iran's Eastern borders and security of the region, Commander of the IRGC's land forces Mohammad Pakpour said.
On Saturday the IRGC Ground Forces kicked off the series of these military exercises.
Earlier, Fars reported that the Ground Force units of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) exercised asymmetric tactics on the second day of their wargames in Eastern Iran on Sunday, spokesman of the drills said.