supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
on Sunday posthumously awarded a
prestigious defense force ornament
top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh
, who became assassinated closing month, direct television reported.
Fakhrizadeh became killed on a valuable road originate air Tehran in unhurried November in a bomb and
the Islamic republic
has blamed on its arch-foe Israel.
The broadcaster acknowledged the first class Expose of Nasr (“Victory” in Persian), bearing Khamenei’s signature, became handed to the scientist’s family by the military chief of workers Main Classic
“Here’s a ornament intended for dear ones who protect the Islamic revolution and Iran’s territorial integrity and independence,” Bagheri acknowledged.
He added that it’s the most effective medal awarded in recognition of logistics contribution and crimson meat up of the troops.
After Fakhrizadeh’s death, defence minister Amir Hatami referred to him as his deputy minister and head of the ministry’s Organization of Defensive Innovation and Study (SPND), focusing on the field of “nuclear defence.”
Israeli Prime Minister
alleged in 2018 that Fakhrizadeh became the head of a secret nuclear weapons programme, the existence of which the Islamic republic has repeatedly denied.