Iran bolsters border security to prevent 'infiltration'


Iran is bolstering security at its northern border to clamp down on what the government says is infiltration by Kurdish opposition groups, Iran's news agency of reported that the country's revolutionary guard has deployed armored and special forces units to the western northwest provinces, the move is an attempt to stop the influx of Kurdish opposition groups that have been exiled in Iraq, Tehran believes the exiles are orchestrating country wide anti government protests. The Kurdish groups deny the claim and to date Iran has provided no evidence to back it up. Iran has several military bases near the Iraqi border and forces have been present there on a rotating basis for decades. I'm Karen Chammas

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