Head of IRGC’s Al-Quds Force martyr General Qassem Suleimani represents one of anti-oppression icons, especially to the people of Yemen, Advisor to the head of the Supreme Political Council Abdul-Ilah Mohammad Hajar said.
In an interview with Al-Ahed news website published on Monday, Hajar said that Suleimani “represents one of the symbols of the resistance against every colonizer, invader, and oppressor.”
“He sacrificed himself for the sake of the first cause in the Arab and Islamic world, the Palestinian cause, which is the focus of the struggle to recover the Al-Aqsa Mosque, restore the Palestinian and Arab lands,” Hajar said in the interview on the first assassination anniversary of the top Iranian general.
Talking about the central cause, the Yemeni official said: “Palestine was always part of Leader Soleimani’s sentiments. The martyr had an effective and important role in supporting the Palestinian resistance and transforming it from an oppressed stone-throwing resistance into one that possesses strength and determination.”
Praising martyr Suleimani, Hajaf said that he was “present in all present in all the battles of pride and dignity against the enemies of the Islamic nation,” including ISIL and Al-Qaeda terror groups in Syrian and Iraq, as well as the Zionist entity.
The Yemeni official, meanwhile, stressed that martyr Suleimani was and is still present in the memory of the Yemenis, noting that the people of Yemen organized mass demonstrations to salute his memory.
“Those people confirm their journey on the path of the free martyrs, resisting the oppressors and aggressors, and supporting all those who follow the path of the martyr.”
Source: Al-Ahed news website (edited by Al-Manar)