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Report: Iran tries to stop Kurds’ support of Syrian rebels
Major General Qasem Soleimani, commander of the Qods Force, a division of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, is visiting the city of Sulaymaniyah in Iraqi Kurdistan, the al-Arabiya network reported Thursday.

 

According to the report, Tehran did not announce Soleimani’s visit. He is meeting Kurd officials in an attempt to withdraw Iraqi Kurdistan’s support of the Free Syrian Army, which is fighting the army of Syrian President Bahsar Assad. (Roi Kais)