Iran’s Basij (Voluntary) forces plan to stage Towards Beit al-Moqaddas military exercises in South Khorassan province, in Eastern Iran, in late February.

“Twenty battalions will take part in the drills to be held in the province from February 20-March 6,” Deputy Commander of Basij troops in South Khorasan province Ali Qassemi announced on Monday.

He said that the main purpose of the drills is maintaining the preparedness of the Basij forces, and added, “The Basij forces will practice military trainings in the drills.” […]