Esmail Ghani, the new commander of Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guard al Quds, warned the United States of the death of his predecessor, Sulaimani.
On January 3, local time, general Sulaimani, commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Holy City Brigade, was beheaded by the United States, according to the guardian, Irans supreme leader Khamenei appointed general Ismail Kani as the new commander. The general has made great achievements in the Iran Iraq war and was once hailed as one of the most decorated commanders.
According to global security. Org, a US think-tank, the commander is just like Sulaimani - firmly anti us.
Esmail Ghani, new commander of the Holy City Brigade, Reuters
Irans Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) issued a statement Wednesday, confirming that Ismail Kani became Sulaimanis successor and officially took over the Holy City Brigade. Global security then released information about Carney on its website.
Ismail Kani (born in 1957), in his twenties, joined the IRGC and served in different divisions. He was the commander of nasr-5 division and imamreza-21 division of IRGC respectively and proved his ability and qualification.
In 1997, Kani was appointed deputy commander of the Holy City Brigade by the then commander-in-chief of Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guard, mainly responsible for the transportation of weapons, and Sulaimani was appointed commander at the same time.
The area is ready after the supreme martyr, his Excellency Sulaimani, was promoted to commander of the Al Quds. (when I succeed), this unit will inherit Sulaimanis legacy. I would like to thank all my colleagues for their presence and cooperation. I wish them success, recognition and Gods guidance.
The guardian quoted al Jazeera television as saying that Carney publicly warned the United States after taking office as commander, we advise everyone to be patient, and you will see the bodies of the Americans all over the Middle East..
The general, like Sulaimani, is firmly anti American and has always adhered to the principles of the Islamic revolution. In 2017, he told Iranian media that President trump threatened Iran to harm the United States We buried a lot of People like trump know how to fight America.
In March 2012, he was placed on the sanctions list of the office of foreign assets control of the U.S. Treasury Department, stating that he classified Carney as a terrorist and frozen his assets.
The American presence in the region, as well as the two major wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, has achieved nothing but humiliation and lack of credibility, he later reprimanded in a statement He stressed that in the past 15 years, the more attacks the enemy has made, the more resistance the people have had.
Its not clear how the successor will act, or how far they will follow or deviate from Sulaimanis approach, but Sulaimanis death will not have a substantial impact on Irans regional operations, the Wall Street Journal said Wednesday, citing research expert afshon ostova of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard A complete combat network has been built.
Tension between the US and Iran continues
On January 3 local time, trump ordered an air strike on Baghdad airport in Iraq, killing several people, including Qasim Sulaimani, commander of the elite Holy City Brigade of Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guard.
The Iranian Revolutionary Guard later confirmed in a statement that major general Sulaimani had been killed. Iran held a national mourning day on the same day, tens of thousands of Iranians took to the streets to denounce the US attack, and anti US sentiment rose.
Iranian people mourn Sulaimani in the streets, pictured from the Associated Press
Irans top leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, has vowed severe retaliation against the United States. Irans foreign minister, Ali Zarif, tweeted that it was an act of international terrorism that had increased tensions dangerously and foolishly and that the United States was responsible for all the consequences of its rogue adventurism.
There was also fierce debate in the US, with many Democrats worried about the serious consequences of Trumps air strikes. In a statement, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused trump of engaging in provocative and disproportionate actions that further put the lives of American soldiers, diplomats and others at risk.
In the early morning of the 3rd us time, the US State Department issued a security warning on twitter, urging all US citizens to leave Iraq immediately. The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, also made a statement on its website. Washington, D.C., the U.S. capital, declared a state of alert Thursday. The Pentagon has also ordered thousands of additional U.S. troops to the region.
The Guardian reported that Antonio Guterres, the UN secretary general, made a statement on the matter, calling for maximum restraint by leaders at this time. He warned that the world could not afford another war in the Gulf.
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