The development comes a day after the US officially designated Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a Foreign Terrorist Organisation.

The Instagram account of Major General Qasem Soleimani from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), who have about 900,000 subscribers, has been blocked.

Soleimani has been at the helm of the IRGC’s Quds Force — a division mainly responsible for extraterritorial military and clandestine operations – since 1998.

His Instagram page was frozen just a day after the IRGC was formally blacklisted by the US as a Foreign Terrorist Organisation following a relevant announcement by President Donald Trump on 8 April.

The move “recognises the reality that Iran is not only a State Sponsor of Terrorism, but that the IRGC actively participates in, finances, and promotes terrorism as a tool of statecraft”, Trump said in a statement at the time.

This marked the first time ever that the United States has named part of a foreign government a terrorist organisation.

In retaliation, the Iranian Supreme National Security Council accused the US government of supporting terrorism and recognised the US Central Command as a terrorist organisation itself.

 

Source: Sputnik

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n.md.148
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n.md.148

ameritards are total losers – acknowledging
they have been defeated by mighty Iranians infinitely through imposing illegal sanctions

SergeiBolov
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SergeiBolov

Defeated? Look at the Iranian economy, hahahahaha. If anyone’s being defeated, it’s Iran. Hahaha, keep crying.

SergeiBolov
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SergeiBolov

Impoveranians are total losers – showing they have been defeated by the mighty Americans infinitely, hahahaha.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

“The golden days are gone and will never return,” said a fighter with an Iranian-backed militia in Syria who recently lost a third of his salary and other benefits. “Iran doesn’t have enough money to give us.” – NYT/Ben Hubbard, Beirut => Obviously, he interviewed a Hezbotox dude… “imposing illegal sanctions” => Are you only conscious that there are 40-50 countries with absolutely legal means to imply into a war on Iran YOU started? Since some of these are NATO or/and EU. This means that e.g, since France was attacked by Iranian Quds-Force members last year, even if it was… Read more »

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

You really make me laugh when you speak about illegal things since your country violates UN Charter, Hague Convention, Geneva Convention, Declaration of Human Rights etc etc! You even violate the orders of your own so called “holy book” since it stipulates twice the land of Israel belongs to the Jewish people! I’m 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 with your specie : I know your “religion” which BTW is not a religion but a totalitarian fascist, racist, genocidal and sectarian absolutely disgusting political program making “Mein Kampf” looking “moderate”, and “Mein Kampf” is already absolutely disgusting! Even people openly pretending themselves as Satanists have… Read more »

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Yo1

I’m sure that’s devastating… But it shows how beholden private companies are to the will of the Surveillance State.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Instagram is owned by Facebook. How funny a diehard islamist like Soleimani needs a US website belonging to a Jew to express himself…
In your advice, how long the Basij Gestapo would admit Bibi Netanyahu being a columnist on PressTV?