Qasem Soleimani, commander of the "Qods Force" in the Iranian Revolutionary Guards - archival
Controversy about the Iraqis take over Soleimani Mosul battle management
Refused Forces Union, the largest political coalition in the Iraqi parliament, took Qassem Soleimani commander of the "Qods Force" in the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, the upcoming military campaign management to restore Mosul (north) from the grip of state regulation.
The leadership of the Union forces, Sajida Mohammad, of Anatolia, said that "the participation of the popular crowd in the battle to liberate Mosul possible, no objection if the factions of the crowd obeys order of the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces." Mohammed stressed, meanwhile, that "the presence of non-Iraqi people are leading the battle of Mosul is unacceptable." This refusal comes after the spokesman factions of the popular crowd, Ahmed al-Asadi, said Soleimani will lead the upcoming campaign against the organization in Mosul. According to the Saudi Middle East newspaper, yesterday, the al-Asadi said that "Soleimani is not a military adviser to the People for the crowd only, but for the army and federal police and an Iraqi anti-terrorism." The leadership in the Sunni coalition, "The existence of the battle of Mosul Soleimani is defective, and will reflect negatively on the popular crowd directly, and gives the impression that he is not capable of managing his own battles." She pointed out that Mohammed "Battle of the connector does not need to exist Soleimani; because the Iraqi forces are capable of resolving the battle." Iraq did not announce a timetable for liberalization schedule Mosul, but the Iraqi forces launch since the restoration of Fallujah, the largest city in Anbar, about two months ago, attacks to regain located south and southeast regions of Mosul; a prelude to an attack on the city. Tehran supports Shi'ite factions within the popular crowd, accused of committing abuses against Sunni civilians, in areas that are being restored from state regulation. And reduced Sadiq Mahdi leader of the coalition of state law, led by Nuri al-Maliki, of the importance of the remarks, spokesman for the popular crowd. Said Mehdi, a deputy in parliament, of Anatolia, said that "the decision to share any hand battles edit Mosul will be subject to the decision of the Joint Special Operations Command and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces." "The Joint Special Operations Command is responsible for determining advisers and troops who will share the battle of Mosul." And on the possibility of the existence of Soleimani in the Battle of Mosul, Mahdi pointed out that "the Iraqi government appreciates all types of support provided by friendly countries through advisers who provide services to Iraq to fight Daash." For his part, Abdul Aziz said Zalmi, a member of the Liberal bloc led by Muqtada al-Sadr (the cleric), on Thursday, that the participation of any party in the battle of Mosul -pma including advisers Alojanb- subject to the decision of the Iraqi government. Dalimy for "Anatolia", that "the participation of foreign advisers in the task of counseling from the jurisdiction of the Iraqi government exclusively, and there is no other hand is able to impose any orientation on the government's decision." And on the possibility of the participation of the commander of Iran's Qods Force, in the battle of Mosul, Zalmi said that "the decision is up to the government, and the Iraqi forces and the popular crowd liberated areas from the grip Daash, and other areas will be freed by the Iraqi forces." The Secretary General of the Badr Organization and a leading figure in the popular crowd, Hadi al-Amiri, said the day before yesterday in a statement to a number of media, the crowd fighters will take part in the military campaign to regain Mosul. The statement came after two days of Ameri invite Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Committee, Iraqi leaders and US officials to prevent the involvement of factions in the crowd after the "have serious violations records" in the military campaign to regain Mosul. According to the FAO report, the accused of committing abuses against Sunni civilians factions "include the components of the popular crowd, such as the Badr Brigades and the Brigades of Hezbollah and other groups." The organization, based in New York, said that Shiite factions have been accused of field executions, detention and torture of hundreds of civilians during the recent military campaign in Fallujah, west of the country. And Mosul, the second largest Iraqi city, the largest city in the grip of state regulation, and lies 400 km north of Baghdad, and was dominated by the organization during the relentless attack, the summer of 2014, before it expands in days in northern Iraq and western.