Pres. Raeisi: Lt. Gen. Soleimani created huge capacity in Muslim world by training Iraqi, Syrian forces

Pres. Raeisi: Lt. Gen. Soleimani created huge capacity in Muslim world by training Iraqi, Syrian forces

Iran’s President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi says the former commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Quds Force created a huge capacity in the Muslim world by training Iraqi and Syrian forces.

According to Press TV, President Raeisi made the remarks in a Monday meeting with members of a special headquarters set up to mark the martyrdom anniversary of Lt. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was assassinated in a drone attack ordered by former US President Donald Trump outside Baghdad International Airport in January 2020.

“Haj Qassem managed to train very good forces out of Iraqis and Syrians to defend those countries and fight oppression, and in doing so, he created a huge capacity in the Islamic world,” Iran’s president said.

The president pointed to remarks by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei who noted that Lt. General Soleimani should be viewed as a school of thought, saying, “The…

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