Tehran is seeking to establish an air defense bases in Iraq
East Jordan: Tehran is seeking to establish an air defense bases in Iraq and the commander of the Quds Force is leading the talks with Maliki
BAGHDAD (Iba) / follow up / ... The newspaper east of Jordan to the existence of published sources revealed the Iranian air defense bases in Iraq.
The newspaper revealed Iraqi sources familiar with the "East" in the Jordanian capital Amman on the arrival of the delegation of Iranian military high-level, in which Gen. Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Quds Force of Iran, stressing that the mission of the delegation has been narrowed to create the conditions logistics for the introduction of elements of the Quds Force to the occupied Syrian side, and push the deployment of Iranian air defense bases in Iraq on the other.
The source said the Iraqi, described by the newspaper to (higher available) The Soleimani met with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and the presence of the Iranian ambassador only, at the home of a leader of the Dawa Party, within the heavily fortified Green Zone, and after the meeting had been circulated al-Maliki in his capacity as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces sent a cable of urgency, the leaders of the operations in Baghdad, Anbar and Mosul, emphasizes the need to protect religious tourism in Iraq, and especially the protection of regiments Iranian tourists who go from the territory of Iraq to visit the shrine of Zainab in the Syrian capital, also informed the leaders of the so-called "Awakening" and support councils in the provinces of Diyala and Kut, Kirkuk, Mosul and Anbar, the importance of dealing positively with the convoys of Iranian pilgrims.
The sources said, that have previously worked in one of the Iraqi security services, after the fall of Saddam Hussein, that al-Maliki will seek to introduce elements of the Quds Force to Syria in the form of visitors to religious, said he had asked Soleimani assigned the Badr Corps, headed by current Transport Secretary Hadi al-Ameri, who owes allegiance to Tehran, to provide the Iraqi families that will participate in these visits to deceive, and will be housed in Damascus by the Syrian intelligence.
The sources pointed out that Iran is serious in the deployment of missiles in Iraq, in order to defend its airspace in the context of threats to bomb its nuclear reactors, arguing that the "experts, these missiles Seugdon in Iraqi territory if it was agreed on that already," she said, "that the Iranian government is working on intimidate its allies in Iraq, security risks at home and to coordinate between Iraqi Kurdistan and Turkey, and Arab intervention supposed to destabilize the ruling al-Maliki, in order to force the Iraqi authorities to accept the display of military cooperation. "
The sources added that the military delegation of Iran will file a basic military cooperation with Iraq, a file joint exercises especially in the waters of Persian Gulf, where Iran has promised to Iraq in support of navy, practice file, where it offered Tehran to receive thousands of Iraqi military a year to be trained in military academies Iran on some Iranian weapons and weapons The new Russian weapons from North Korea, which are used by many of the Iraqi army. The last file is arming Iraqi forces some Iranian weapons and medium-heavy, including a sophisticated Iranian missiles. (End)