TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Commander of the Iranian Army Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said the assassination of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani would strengthen the front of resistance.
In a message on Friday, the Iranian Army chief offered condolences over the martyrdom of Major General Soleimani who was killed following a US air raid at Baghdad’s international airport.
The top Iranian general also made it clear for the criminals that “the terrorist and brutal attack from the criminal US which is a clear sign of the US government’s terrorist temperament will not remain unanswered.”
“Undoubtedly, the front of resistance will be further strengthened following this terrorist measure by the vicious criminals and with blessing of the pure bloods (shed in the US attack),” Major General Mousavi added.
The White House and the Pentagon confirmed the assassination of General Soleimani in Iraq, saying the attack was carried out at the direction of US President Donald Trump.