A judicial detective team from the Islamic Republic of Iran arrived in the Iraqi capital on Wednesday to probe into the January 2020 assassination of General Qasem Soleimani.

Iran PressMiddle East: Upon arrival in Baghdad, the Iranian judicial team was welcomed by President of Iraq's Supreme Judicial Council Faiq Zidan.

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Qods Force commander Lieutenant General Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes, the acting commander of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) - known as the Hashd al-Shaabi - were targeted then assassinated in Baghdad by US attack on January 3, 2020.

Soon after the assassination, the IRGC carried out an operation and targeted the US airbase of Ain al-Assad in Anbar Province in western Iraq in response to the US terrorist attack.