Kerman(IP)-The ceremony to commemorate the third martyrdom anniversary of Lt. Gen. Qasem Soleimani is underway in Iran's Kerman, southeast of the country. 216

Iran PressIran News: January 3, 2022, is the anniversary of the martyrdom of Lieutenant General Haj Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

At the same time, in addition to Kerman, the ceremony is being held in various cities of Iran and many neighboring countries, including Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq.

The videos of IranPress show the influx of Kerman residents toward his tomb.

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General Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), and Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) Second-in-Command Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis were assassinated along with their companions in a US drone strike authorized by the former US President Donald Trump near Baghdad International Airport on January 3, 2020.

General Soleimani and his companions were highly popular because of their key role in eliminating the US-backed ISIS terrorist group in the region, particularly in Iraq and Syria.

General Soleimani was assassinated by the US while he was in Baghdad at the official invitation of the Iraqi government.


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