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IRGC forms group to monitor internet in Iran

The IRGC announced the formation of a new group to carry out the plans of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Youths play an online multiplayer game at an internet cafe in Iran's capital Tehran on January 24, 2021.

Following Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's speech on the important issues facing the country in the upcoming year, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps announced plans to form groups to make sure these issues are prioritized.

In an open letter to Khamenei following the start of the Iranian new year on March 20, Hossein Salami announced the formation of the Headquarters for Realization of the year 1,400 Nowruz Orders. Salami said that the headquarters will consist of a leadership board which will include the heads of the IRGC and Basij Organization, intelligence officials as well as economic and construction officials linked to the IRGC. 

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