Millions of people in Al-Ahwaz and Iraq hosted the body of Qasim Soleimani and the engineer, in a solemn honoring ceremony, while the Iraqi parliament discussed steps to end the American presence in Iraq, amid party and parliamentary calls to hold an emergency parliamentary session, to discuss ending the US military presence in Iraq, following the killing of Qassem Soleimani, the Legion's commander Iranian al-Quds, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy head of the PMF.
Millions of people in the world ended a ceremony honoring the commander of the Quds Force in the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, General Qassem Soleimani, who was killed by a US air strike in Iraq, on Sunday morning in Al-Ahwaz, where his body is expected to arrive.
Iranian television, broadcast before eight o'clock, is live, during which it shows footage of a crowd that has turned black in this southwestern city.
The footage showed a large crowd gathering in Mawlawi Square, as reported by the student news agency ISNA, in which red, green and white flags were raised, as well as pictures of Qasim Soleimani, as well as men and women crying, while other scenes from the air showed a large crowd heading to the gathering place.
Qasim Soleimani, was killed on Friday in an American air strike near Baghdad International Airport, and was scheduled to move his body to Al-Ahwaz on Sunday before a funeral in Tehran and Mashhad and Qom, and then buried him Tuesday in the city of Kerman, his hometown.
Whereas, the Islamic Dawa Party in Iraq, led by Nuri al-Maliki, called on the Iraqi government to reconsider relations with the American administration after it recognized the killing of Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy head of the powerful Iraqi Shiite crowd and others in an air strike. in Baghdad.
Hassan Al-Kaabi, Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, called for an emergency parliamentary session to discuss ending the US military presence in the country against the background of the killing of Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Iranian Quds Force, and Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis, deputy head of the Popular Mobilization Authority.
Parliament will discuss a decision to remove American forces from Iraq, as well as discuss canceling or amending the Strategic Framework Agreement between the two countries, concluded in 2008 that organized the exit of the occupied American forces from 2003-2011 and military, economic and political relations between the two countries in the post-occupation phase.
Where about five thousand American soldiers are deployed in military bases throughout Iraq, within the international coalition to fight the terrorist organization ISIS, while a spokesman for the German Army Operations Command in Potsdam announced that the army force in Iraq had tightened its security measures in the wake of the raid carried out by the American forces in Baghdad , Which resulted in the killing of Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy head of the powerful Iraqi Shiite crowd, and others.
While Iran has vowed revenge against America, where the killing of Soleimani and the engineer represented a significant escalation after the violence that accompanied demonstrations in front of the American embassy in Baghdad, in protest against the bombing of the American states by the Iraqi Hezbollah Brigades, which is close to Iran, killing 28 militants and wounding 48 others. Anbar province, western Iraq.
Amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran, there are fears that Iraq will turn into a battleground between the two countries, which called the Iraqi Oil Ministry to leave a number of American employees working in the Iraqi oil sector, according to the request of their country's embassy to leave Iraq after the air strike, and the killing of Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi Eng. Chairman of the Popular Mobilization Authority.
The Iraqi Ministry of Oil announced that many employees of American citizenship have left Iraq, in response to Washington's request, hours after the American embassy was invited, and the ministry confirmed that the conditions are normal in the oil fields, all over Iraq, and production and export operations were not affected.
Adel Abdul-Mahdi, the Iraqi Prime Minister, warned in a statement, that this strike represents a dangerous escalation, igniting a destructive war in Iraq, and oil represents the main resource for Iraq’s budget, which is the fifth largest oil exporter in the world, along with gold reserves.