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United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces the designation of the entirety of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO), effective April 15. This will be the first time the United States has designated a part of another government as a terrorist organization.

"Today, the IRGC's era of plausible deniability is over," one senior administration official said

  1. CBS News
  2. United States Department of State
U.S. designates Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organization Remarks to the Press

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