NEW YORK, July 22 – The secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran, Ali Shamjani, assured this Wednesday that the United States expects a harsher revenge for killing the General of the Corps of the Guardians of the Revolution, Qasem Soleimani.
In a message published on his twitter account, Shamjani assured that “a harder revenge is on the way”, for the death of Qasem Soleimani and the vice-president of the Popular Crowd, Abu Mahdi al Mohandes, who died on January 3 of this year in a selective US bombing in Baghdad.
“Trump admits that the US Army under his direct order committed the crime of murdering two brilliant figures in the fight against terrorism, the murder of General Soleimaní and Abu Mahdi al Mohandes,” added Shamjaní.
“The two nations of Iran and Iraq are avengers of these martyrs and will not rest until those responsible are punished,” he tweeted less than 24 hours after his meeting with the new Iraqi prime minister, Mustafa al Kazemi, who arrived in Tehran on Tuesday. on official visit.
Yesterday, al Kazemi met with the Iranian supreme leader, Ali Khamenei, who also reminded him of Soleimaní’s murder and indicated that Washington “explicitly admitted this crime, which is no small matter.”
The supreme Iranian leader assured that “the Islamic Republic of Iran will never forget this and will definitely return the blow to the Americans” and expressed that Iran expects Iraq to follow up on the expulsion of the Americans, since “their presence creates insecurity”.
The Iraqi Prime Minister, before his visit to Khamenei, met with the Iranian President, Hasan Rohani, and reiterated that Iraq seeks ties with Iran that are based on “non-interference” in its internal affairs.
The attack on Soleimani, commander of the Quds Force of the Revolutionary Guard, caused an escalation of tension in the region between the United States and Iran and, in fact, in retaliation, the Revolutionary Guard attacked the Iraqi military base in Ain al Asad with missiles. , where US troops were deployed.
After Iran, Al Kazemí plans to travel to Washington to discuss cooperation with his main western ally.