Iran’s Supreme Leader replaces two senior Army commanders
Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces and Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday replaced two senior Army commanders, IRNA reported.
The Supreme Leader appointed Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan to the post of Deputy General Commander of Army and Brigadier General Kiumars Heydari as Commander of the Army's Ground Forces.
The replacement was made as per a proposal made by General Commander of the Army Major General Atatollah Salehi.
The Supreme Leader appreciated services of former deputy general commander of the Army Brigadier-General Mousavi.