The Executive Command of the German Armed Forces has announced that about 60 military experts will be sent to Iraq as scheduled, despite the escalation following the assassination of Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Iranian Quds Force, according to Russia Today.
Simon Hoffman said: “After all, we are still starting that German experts can continue to carry out our tasks once the situation changes in Iraq after the assassination of Soleimani”.
He said that German military experts had been deployed in Erbil from Turgenev, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, and at a base 30 km north of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
Hoffman confirmed that they would be transferred in groups to Iraq, noting that the process was “underway”.
It is noteworthy that Qassem Soleimani was killed at dawn on Friday in an American strike that targeted his car in the vicinity of Baghdad International Airport after returning from Syria. The strike also resulted in the death of a number of the popular crowd leaders, most notably the deputy head of the crowd, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, and a number of Iranians, including 4 senior officers.
The US Department of Defense, the Pentagon, has confirmed that the operation that targeted Baghdad International Airport, and killed Iranian leaders, including Qassem Soleimani, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy chief of the Popular Mobilization Militia, are aimed at deterring any future Iranian plans to launch attacks against America.
The ministry added that the US President Trump ordered the killing of the Quds Force commander, Qassem Soleimani, after it was confirmed that the latter had approved the decision to attack the US embassy in Baghdad.
In a statement, the Iranian Revolutionary Guards announced the killing of Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force, as well as the leader of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, while the official Iraqi television announced the killing of Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Iranian Quds Force, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy head of the Popular Mobilization Authority, In bombing targeted their convoy in Iraq.
While Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the Democratic House of Representatives, confirmed that the killing of Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Iranian Quds Force, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy head of the Popular Mobilization Authority, in a bombing targeting their convoy in Iraq on Friday morning, warns of a dangerous escalation and will have dangerous implications for an escalation in the region asks the US administration to inform the Congress of the current situation in Iraq.