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IRGC Quds commander visits Baghdad amid tensions with US

IRGC Quds commander visits Baghdad amid tensions with US
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posted onMay 12, 2019

Qassem Soleimani, commander of Quds force from Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has reportedly visited Iraq last week after US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo warned Iran-backed militia groups on any possible act against US forces in Iraq.

A photo released recently, shows Qassem Soleimani, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the commander of Hashd al-Shaabi and Shibl al-Zaydi, the Commander of Kata'ib al-Imam Ali while taking a selfie.

According to information obtained by Avatoday, Soleimani is trying to organize Shiite militias to stand against US policies in Iraq.

Mike Pompeo arrived in Baghdad on May 8 in an unannounced visit to meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul al-Mahdi.

Confidential sources revealed to Avatoday that Pompeo said his country will not tolerate any threat from Iranian-backed Shiite militias and any such act would be responded decisively and would go beyond the Iraqi borders.