Iranian Assault Division To Be Deployed Near Afghan Border

An Iranian special force assault division is being redeployed to the Afghan border from the central regions of the country, the Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported from Tehran, making reference to certain informed sources. The 58th "Zulfikar" Special Force division will be stationed in the town of Nehbandan, where a training camp will also be set up. The decision to re-station the division was made by the country's highest command after having considered the development of the situation in Afghanistan. This decision was also approved by Ayatollah Ali Hoseini-Khamenei, the Commander-in-Chief of the Iranian Armed Forces.

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