A senior Iran Revolutionary Guard commander, Qassem Suleimani, is presently in Iraq at the request of the Iraqi authorities, talked about the secretary primary of Iran-backed Harakat Hezbollah al-Nujaba militia, Akram al-Kaabi.
The revelation Kaabi made to Alsumaria TV on Saturday casts additional delicate on Iran’s energetic involvement in the battle in battles in Iraq in the direction of the Islamic State.
“Qassem Suleimani and Iranian advisors are presently in Iraq,” talked about Kaabi in an interview with Alsumaria TV on Saturday.
“Iran has given us help since the start of Daesh occupation. Iranians have sacrificed blood in Iraq, not solely weapons, and many testify to that,” he added, revealing that Suleimani existence comes as per a request from the Iraqi authorities.
Shifting to developments on the battle self-discipline, Kaabi talked about that 1500 sq. kilometers had been liberated since the start of operations in the direction of ISIS militants in the western half of Mosul, Islamic State’s last stronghold in Iraq the place authorities forces, assisted by Shia militias and US air forces, is carrying out a three-week earlier liberation advertising and marketing marketing campaign.
“Half one of operations in western Mosul has come to an end to an end at current after 1500 sq. kilometers had been liberated. That is a enormous and open house, so robust that it desires armored cars,” Kaabi acknowledged.
In accordance to Kaabi, the existence of al-Hashed al-Shaabi in Mosul operations will stymie what he described as “US plots” in Iraq, “Daesh plans to divide Nineveh” and “Barzani’s expansive mission,” referring to Kurdish president Masoud Barzani.