Iran warns to react if terrorists approach 40-km redline on border
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 18
By Khalid Kazimov - Trend:
Commander of the Iranian Army's Ground Forces Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan said that the country's army will react if terrorists come closer of 40-km redline on the border of the Islamic Republic.
Pourdastan said this rule applies to all neighboring countries with Iran.
He said that Iran has drawn the red line for the IS terrorist group (akaa ISIS, ISIL, or Daesh) and it includes Pakistan, as well, Tasnim news agency reported.
He further expressed concerns over the IS's presence in Pakistan.
Pourdastan further expressed concerns over the presence of IS in Pakistan, saying that if the army of Iran feels any threat from the IS, it will take action.
The information released by Iranian officials suggests that Iran has in recent months neutralized several terror attacks, planed by extremist groups.
The Islamic Republic has ramped up its military presence in Iraq and Syria, where the IS terrorist group controls large areas.