Commander of the Ground Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour says any change in border geopolitics of the country is Iran’s red line, referring to the recent dispute erupted between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh region, Mehr reported.
Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour stated that any insecurity and threat on Iranian borders will be met with Iran’s countermeasures. Basically, the security of the people and the national interests of the country is Iran’s red line, he emphasized.
Turning to the recent conflicts erupted between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, the brigadier general stated that the Islamic Republic of Iran opposes any occupation and aggression and condemns it strongly.
"Since the first days of recent conflict broke out between Republic of Azerbaijan and Armenia, IRGC Ground Force has been active in the border region, monitoring border developments, he said, adding, “Necessary measures and reinforcements have been taken in accordance with the situation."
Elsewhere in his remarks, Pakpour pointed to the deployment of IRGC Ground Force units near the border and added, “Deployment of units of IRGC Ground Force will be in line with the goals and protection of national interests as well as providing security and tranquility to the people of the region.”
The territorial integrity of neighboring countries is respected by Iran and any change in border geopolitics is red line of the Islamic Republic of Iran, he emphasized.