TEHRAN (Dispatches) – The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it is continuing to keep a close tap on Daesh even as the terror outfit has lost all of the territory that it once controlled.
IRGC spokesman Brigadier General Ramezan Sharif told IRNA news agency the force has obtained "a good knowledge” of the Takfiri group after a steady monitoring of the terrorists.
Sharif said while Daesh is no more in control of territory and has no organized bureaucratic and logistical structure, it continues to promulgate its ideology and engage in subversive activities.
The general stressed that the IRGC will never allow the re-emergence of Daesh in Iran’s periphery.
Since losing the territory it had overrun, Daesh has been attempting to relocate to Afghanistan, where it has already gained a foothold.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said recently that the United States was relocating Daesh to Afghanistan.
In so doing, the U.S. is attempting to rationalize its military presence in the region, the Leader added.
Since emergence in Afghanistan, Daesh has carried out a number of deadly terrorist attacks in the Asian country. Ramezan stressed that the group should not be allowed to take root there.