Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri announced establishment of soft war headquarters across the country.
“We are launching soft war headquarters in all provinces throughout the country,” Brigadier General Jazayeri said, adding, “Intelligent confrontation with the enemy is one of the main objectives of this move.”
He pointed to soft war as one of the most important topics of the day, and said, “Different dimensions of soft war should be identified by the (domestic) media followed by tough action to repel and defuse such invasions.”
SThe Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei has also on many occasions warned against enemies’ soft-war plots against Iran’s resolve towards progress.
In November 2009, the Supreme Leader underlined the necessity for proper measures to repel enemy’s soft war against Iran.
“Today, the main priority of the country is to confront (enemy’s) soft warfare which is aimed at creating doubt, discord and pessimism among the masses of the people,”The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei said, addressing a large and fervent congregation of Basij (volunteer) forces at the time.