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Asaeb al-Haq: The United States is trying to justify its military presence in Iraq

According to IRNA on Sunday, this member of the leadership of Asaeb Ahl al-Haq in Iraq said in an interview with Al-Maluma that we, as the forces of the resistance, despite giving a lot of time and opportunity for the withdrawal of American troops from Iraq, so far no sign of their real withdrawal from We have not seen the country.

He said US forces had virtually not withdrawn from Iraq to their military bases in Jordan or even the Persian Gulf, adding that the United States was pushing for the presence and survival of its forces under the pretext of defending its interests in the Middle East.

In the same context, Sheikh “Qais Al-Khazali”, Secretary General of the Asaeb Ahl al-Haq movement, yesterday (Saturday) commemorating the second anniversary of the martyrdom of Sardar Soleimani and Al-Mohandes, stressed that the American occupiers are trying to justify their military presence in Iraq. The resistance will force them to leave Iraq with humiliation.

He said revenge for the blood of the martyrs Soleimani and the engineer was to drive American troops out of the area.

Addressing the Americans, Khazali said: “You must understand well the lessons that the heroes of the resistance in Iraq taught you, and if you need other lessons, the children of the resistance and the uprising.” [ الشعبی ] They are ready for it.

The Secretary General of the “Asaeb Ahl al-Haq” movement, pointing out that the trust of the martyrs is the protection of Iraq and that we do not allow the peace of the people and the protection of the country to be harmed, added: Go, as they did in 2012.

Meanwhile, Kazem al-Fartousi, a spokesman for the Iraqi Sayyid al-Shuhada resistance group, said Saturday night that more than 2,500 US troops were still in Iraq and that US forces had not yet withdrawn.

Al-Fartousi made the remarks on the Lebanese Al-Ahd network’s “Political Al-Ba’ad” program.

He also called the withdrawal of American troops from Iraq the demand of the great Iraqi nation and added: “Unfortunately, the government has become a mediator between the nation and the occupier.”

Al-Fartousi added: “Everyone is asking about the fate of the troops who retreated and also asking how they are leaving, but the United States has not made any official statement about the withdrawal.” [از عراق] Has not issued to reassure everyone.

“More than 2,500 American troops are still in Iraq, and there is no American withdrawal from our country, and what is going on is just deception,” he said.

A spokesman for the Kataeb Sayyid al-Shuhada resistance group also called Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s visit to the United States for electoral purposes, not the withdrawal of US troops, adding: “Bypassing the terms and changing the titles will not deceive us.”

On January 6, 1998, two days after the martyrdom of Sardar Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes, the Iraqi parliament voted in an extraordinary session to withdraw all foreign troops, including the US military and the self-proclaimed international coalition against ISIL.

In the morning of December 4, 2009, Sardar Qassem Soleimani, former commander of the Quds Force of the Revolutionary Guards, Abu al-Mahdi al-Mohandes, deputy head of the Iraqi People’s Mobilization Organization (Al-Hashd al-Shabi), and his entourage were martyred at Baghdad International Airport.

The attack was carried out on the direct orders of then-US President Donald Trump.

The Islamic Republic of Iran launched a missile attack on the car of Sardar Soleimani and Mohandes and their companions at Baghdad airport, which all of them were martyred. started.


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