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General Firouzabadi will keep his post

TEHRAN, Oct. 3 (Mehr News Agency) - The special office of the Armed Forces Joint Chief of Staff has dismissed reports that Major General Hassan Firouzabadi will leave his post as the Armed Forces Joint Chief of Staff.

General Hassan Firouzabadi

On Saturday a number of internet sites reported that Firouzabadi will be replaced and return to academic jobs.

According to the special office of the armed forces headquarters, the Armed Forces Chief of Staff is directly appointed by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khameni as the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces.

Firouzabadi with IRGC Chief Jafari

Maj Gen. Firouzabadi has held the position of the Armed Forces Chief of Staff since he was appointed by Ayatollah Khameni in 1989.

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