TEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari on Tuesday called for comprehensive efforts in all the cultural, economic, political and social grounds to confront the soft threats posed against the Islamic Republic.
"IRGC's strategy for confrontation with soft threats comprises preventative measures, full intelligence information on the type of a given threat and the time of its occurrence and plans for preventing its occurrence and formation," Jafari noted.
"Confronting soft threats in all the cultural, economic, political and social arenas is the most important need of the (Islamic) ruling system," the commander added.
He reminded that safeguarding the ruling system's achievements is the main mission of the IRGC based on Article 150 of the country's Constitution, reminding that the most significant and greatest achievement of the country has been establishment of the Islamic Republic in Iran.
Jafari further stated that the IRGC is preparing infrastructures for confronting military, hard and soft threats, adding that the IRGC entrusted the duty for confrontation against soft threats to the Basij (volunteer) forces.
Earlier in March, Commander Jafari said that fighting enemies' soft threats is the most important task of the Basij (volunteer) forces.
"Today, the most important and main mission of Basij is confronting the soft threats and cultural invasion which are stealthily targeting the (Iranian) youth," Jafari said.
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