Shafaq News/ General Yahya Safavi, adviser to the Iranian guide for military affairs said that defending Baghdad is like defending Tehran, and the fate of the two countries is one.
This came during his meeting with the spokesman of " al-Nujaba " movement, one of the factions belonging to the popular crowd, Nasr al-Shammari in Tehran, according to what the Iranian media reported on Monday.
"Iran and Iraq are complementing each other, and defending Iran is at the same time a defense of Iraq," Major General ,Safavi was quoted.
"Defending Baghdad is like defending Tehran and our fate is one and that the victory of the Iraqis is a victory for all of us," he added.
Shammari pointed out that "there is a remarkable activity practiced by American bases and we have pictures showing the involvement of the Americans in providing ISIS with weapons.”
He said that "the movement is conducting intelligence operations in the area of Albu Kamal along the border with Syria."