Sadrist leader not returning to Iraq till further notice

Friday, May 20, 2016

4:47 AM

Teheran/ Iraq TradeLink: Iranian political and diplomatic circles expected that the leader of the Iraqi Sadrist Trend Muqtada al-Sadr will remain in Iran and "will not return home till further notice".

Al-Sadr is currently in Iranian Holy city of Qum, the sources added.

Earlier, Iranian foreign ministry denied the official visit of al-Sadr and his meetings with senior personalities and his stay in Qum city.

Al-Sadr left Iraq after the strorming of his followers into the Iraqi parliament in a demand for better services and ending Iraqi governmental crisis.