Zainab Soleimani, the daughter of the late commander of the Quds Force in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, Qassem Soleimani, responded to the Iranian Foreign Minister, Muhammad Javad Zarif, against the background of the audio leak.
Zainab Soleimani said on Twitter: “The cost of the field is for the sake of diplomacy.” The tweet is attached to a picture of her father’s hand immediately after his assassination. Soleimani, one of the leaders of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, and a number of Iranian and Iraqi officials were killed by an American raid targeting their convoy on the airport road. Baghdad, on January 3, 2020.
News agencies close to the Revolutionary Guards attacked Zarif through a number of articles.
“Fars” agency said that “it was not hidden from one of the positions and Zarif’s differences with the general orientation of the Iranian revolution, and of course it became clearer with this audio leak.”
In turn, the “Tasnim” news agency asked whether the leak of this file was unofficially planned to affect the upcoming presidential elections?
Meanwhile, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatib Zadeh commented, last Sunday, on an audio file attributed to Foreign Minister Muhammad Javad Zarif, in which he referred to “Qassem Soleimani’s control of the ministry.”
The spokesman said, “The audio file that was published about Zarif is a fragmented file and a selection of a 7-hour internal conversation that does not in any way reflect the level of respect, praise and appreciation that the Foreign Minister spoke about in the conversation about the wisdom and guidance of the martyr Soleimani and the unique role of its kind.” He played it in the successes achieved by Iran in the region. ”
And it was Iran International website The opposition, said that he obtained an audio file of Zarif, in an interview that was to be published after the end of the current government, in which he referred to the interventions of Qassem Soleimani, the former commander of the Quds Force, and that he “sacrificed diplomacy for the sake of field operations of the Revolutionary Guard.”
Omar Hawash – Tehran