Iraq 0
9 April 2020

A U.S. senior diplomat indicated that “in the fine tradition of Qassem Soleimani, the Iranians continue now with the – their next – the next IRGC [Quds force] commander, Ghaani, and others, proxies… who are visiting or residing in Iraq, trying to influence and interfere in the Iraqi political process. We think this is counterproductive”. “It’s clear that Ghaani was there [in Iraq] doing what Iranians have done, what the regime does with meddling in, destabilising, playing in, undermining the sovereignty of regional states… If I was an Iraqi, I would be furious at the role that Iran is playing and the role that Iran proxies are playing by basically doing the bidding of the IRGC”.

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