Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei appointed Brigadier General Esmail Qaani as commander of the Quds Force after Qasem Soleimani was killed in a US attack in Iraq.
According to foreign media, the emergency meeting of the National Security Council of Iran took place after the death of Major General Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Iranian-backed revolutionary organization Quds Force.
According to the report, for the first time, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei attended the National Security Council meeting.
Ayatollah Khamenei has appointed Brigadier General Esmail Qaani as commander of the Quds Force.
Brigadier-General Esmail Qaani was serving as a deputy to the Quds Force and is considered one of Iran’s most important military commanders and played a key role during the Iraq-Iran war in the 1980s.
The Iranian Quds force is responsible for the protection of Iran’s “Islamic Revolution” is a sub-group of revolutionaries whose responsibility is to safeguard the Iranian interests abroad.
The tension between Iran and the US has escalated since the death of Major General Qasem Soleimani, which has raised serious concerns in the international community.