TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi said the eradication of the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group from Iraq and Syria signifies the failure of the plots orchestrated by the US and global Zionism against the region.

“The victory over Daesh by resistance forces is tantamount to the defeat of plots hatched by the US and global Zionism (against the region),” Ayatollah Hashemi Shahroudi said Wednesday, addressing an international conference on fighting Takfirism underway in Tehran.

Congratulating Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, the Iranian nation, Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), Hezbollah resistance movement, people of Iraq and Syria, and all Muslims on the fall of Daesh, he added, “Today, the Resistance Front is rising stronger than before in the face of the US and global Zionism’s seditions and schemes”.

In a message to the Leader on Tuesday, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Quds Force Major General Soleimani declared that the notorious group’s rule has come to an end with the accomplishment of a mission to liberate Syria’s eastern city of Al-Bukamal, near the Iraqi border.

Speaking on behalf of all commanders and forces fighting against terrorism, thousands of Iranian, Iraqi, Syrian, Lebanese, Afghan, and Pakistani martyrs and those handicapped in defending the life and dignity of Muslims and their sanctities, the top general congratulated Ayatollah Khamenei, the Iranian nation, the people of Iraq and Syria, and all Muslims on the fall of Daesh.