The Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attended Sunday the martyrdom site of IRGC’s Quds Force Commander General Qassem Suleimani and deputy head of the Hashed, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, at Baghdad airport ahead of an official visit to Iraq.
Later on, the Iranian top diplomat started the official talks with the Iraq officials, highlighting the mutual ties between the two countries.
On January 3, a US drone attack targeted a vehicular convoy for the head of the IRGC Al-Quds Force General Qassem Suleimani and the deputy chief of Hasd Shaabi Committee Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis, claiming both of them in addition to a number of their companions.
On January 8, the Iranian rocketry forces responded by firing 13 ballistic missiles at the US military base of Ain Al-Asad in Iraq’s Anbar, causing heavy losses upon it.
Source: Al-Manar English Website