[size=30]Baghdad Transferred to Tehran "Request for Truce"[/size]Iranian criticism of Sistani provokes angry responses in Iraq
Monday - 11 Safar 1442 AH - 28 September 2020 AD Issue No. 
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Ali Shamkhani and Fuad Hussein during their meeting in Tehran yesterday
Baghdad: Fadel Al-Nashmi, London: “Asharq Al-Awsat”
Informed Iraqi sources told Asharq Al-Awsat that Hussein discussed in Tehran the bilateral relations and the US threats, and “conveyed to the Iranian leadership the content of the American threat to close the embassy, with an Iraqi request for calm,” adding that the Iraqi report was “friendly and clear, and there is an Iranian understanding of it. Although Tehran was clear not to back down from the revenge (of the commander of the "Quds Force" in the Iranian "Revolutionary Guard") General Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in an American raid near Baghdad airport at the beginning of this year.
Hussein's visit to Tehran coincided with another visit by the Iranian Deputy Chief of Staff, Qadeer Nazemi, to Baghdad, during which he discussed the same files with Iraqi officials.
In addition, an article written by the editor-in-chief of the Iranian newspaper "Kayhan", which is close to the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, sparked controversy and angry reactions in Iraq, as a result of criticisms made by writer Hussein Shariatmadari, which were deemed "inappropriate for the position of the supreme Shiite reference" Ali al-Sistani, against the backdrop of a meeting with the Shiite authority With the UN representative in Iraq, Jeanine Plasschaert, on September 13th.
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