RNA – Speaking at the beginning of his lesson in Islamic jurisprudence at Qom’s Grand Mosque of Qom on December 31, Grand Ayatollah Hoseyn Nouri-Hamadani condemned the attack by the United States on the Popular Mobilization Forces in Iraq and prayed for the martyrs of this attack to be forgiving and be given a lofty status.
The revered source of emulation considered the Iraqi people as a people of culture and independence who will not allow anyone to interfere in their affairs and have always protected and will continue to protect their dignity and independence.
He described the Popular Mobilization Forces as a popular force in Iraq and condemned the criminal act of the United States which has always been an arrogant power which interferes in the affairs other countries.
On Sunday December 29th, American forces conducted drone strikes on a number of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces bases in the western al-Anbar province, killing at least 25 individuals and leaving another 51 injured.
Following the strikes, the Pentagon issued a statement saying that it had targeted three locations of the Popular Mobilization Forces forces in Iraq and two in Syria in response to alleged attacks targeting American forces.
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