Mohammad Reza Naqdi, commander of the Basij, August 27, 2014

Mohammad Reza Naqdi

“On behalf of the Zealous Basijis (volunteer forces) of the Islamic Iran, I take the honor to congratulate you as well as all the Palestinians and the entire Muslims on the great victory of the Muslim Ummah in their 51-day resistance (against Israel).”“IRGC Vows to Continue Backing Resistance Movement till Liberation of Palestine,” Fars News Agency, August 29, 2014, http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13930607000523.

Mohammad Reza Naqdi