Gen. Soleimani rushed to Iraq’s aid against Daesh at critical time: President Salih

Gen. Soleimani rushed to Iraq’s aid against Daesh at critical time: President Salih

Iraq’s President Barham Salih says Iran’s top anti-terror commander Lt. Gen. Qassem Soleimani rushed to its neigbour’s assistance at a critical time in the face of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group.

According to Press TV, Salih made the remarks on Wednesday at a ceremony held in Baghdad by Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) or Hashd al-Sha’abi, marking the second martyrdom anniversary of Gen. Soleimani and his Iraqi trenchmate Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy PMU head, two influential figures in the counter-terrorism fight in the region.

“Today, we have gathered to pay tribute to the great victory leaders who confronted the terrorist Daesh. We proudly remember the victory over Daesh and the foiling of its ominous plot. We achieved a triumph over Daesh thanks to the fatwa of the [religious] authority and the support of Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani Sistani,” he said, referring to the religious decree by Iraq’s prominent Shia cleric…

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