Lieutenant Commander of IRGC in charge of Security Affairs rejected media reports on hijacking of an Iranian plane by a terrorist group.
Pointing to a misinterpretation made by some Iranian media, Lieutenant Commander of IRGC in charge of Security Affairs Brigadier General Mohammad Hassan Kazemi denied the alleged reports of a terrorist act in hijacking an Iranian plane, and said, “as it was repeatedly announced earlier, no plane hijacking hashappened for last four years.”
Brig. Gen. Kazemi stressed the active role played by Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps in providing security of the flights in Iran and said, “IRGC forces have thwarted any possible plots to endanger Iranian security.”
Kazemi called on the media to be more careful and accurate in publishing reports on security issues in the future so that it would not result in disturbance of public opinion and giving wrong signals to enemies.