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Soleimani's statements prove Iran attempts to further control Iraq oil

Qassem Soleimani

The latest statements made by Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC)  shed light on the Mullah regime's attempts to further control Iraqi oil.

There is no difference between our interests and the interests of Iraq," Iranian media outlets quoted Soleimani as saying in a speech on the International Day of Mosques.

"We never intend to control the oil wells in Mosul and Kirkuk," he added.

Iran has become a source of stability in Syria, Soleimani said, claiming "We do not help Palestine for Shiite interests because the Sunnis constitute 99.99% of the population of Palestine, but we defend them. 


Observers told the Baghdad Post that Soleimani's statements fully confirm and expose Iran's intentions to seize oil wells in Kirkuk and other major provinces. 

The statements ignore the Iranian attempts to expand in the Arab region through deploying terror militias in Syria, Iraq, Bahrain and Kuwait, observers added. 

Iranian intentions

Soleimani warned against the terrorism of ISIS group that is more violent than that of the Tatars.

According to analysts, the statements contradict Iranian policies that created ISIS and other terror groups in the region.  

In the same context, Mullah Ahmed Alam al-Huda, a representative of Khamenei said "The mullahs' regime has set its borders in Iraq, Syria and the Mediterranean coasts.

The Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran said that Soleimani's statements reflect Iranian encroachment in Iraq and Syria, stressing the importance of redoubling efforts to expel the IRGC from Syria, Iraq and other countries in the region.