In a recent interview General Ramezan Sharif, Head of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Public Relations Department revealed that the Palestinian resistance movement comprises the defensive and offensive power of multiple terrorist entities including but not limited to “Hamas, Ezzedin Al-Qassam and Quds brigades forces.”
The Quds Force (alternatively spelled Ghods or Qods) (Persian: نیروی قدس, translit. Niru-ye Qods, “Jerusalem Force”) is a special forces unit of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards and is responsible for their extraterritorial operations.
The Qods (Jerusalem) Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is responsible for extraterritorial operations, including terrorist operations. A primary focus for the Qods Force is training Islamic fundamentalist terrorist groups. (source: https://web.archive.org/web/19990218204131id_/http://www.fas.org/irp/world/iran/qods/ ).
In so doing the Iranian commander all but admitted the involvement of Iranian military units in the conflict in Gaza.
Source: Iranian Commander: Israel’s Iron Dome No More Than Illusion http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13930512001335
We sought independent confirmation of this fact by calling the Iranian embassy in Mexico but officials there refused comment in this matter.
The Iranian Embassy in Mexico is located at:
Paseo de la Reforma 2350 Col. Lomas Altas
Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico City) 10 Df. C.P. 11950
Phone Local (055) 9172.2699, International + 52.55.9172.2699