Iraqi Nujaba Movement Ready to Join Syrian Army Operation to Liberate
Sat Feb 25, 2017 3:31
TEHRAN (FNA)- Sheikh Akram al-Ka’abi, the leader of Hezbollah al-Nujaba, a
major Iraqi Shiite resistance movement fighting the ISIL, underlined his
forces’ preparedness to cooperate with the Syrian Army troops to liberate
the Golan region occupied by Israeli forces.
Al-Ka’abi said that the ISIL terrorist group is implementing an
Israeli-initiated road map under the supervision of the US with the
cooperation of Turkey and Arab states of the Persian Gulf in the region.
“And our presence in Syria is aimed at resisting against this plot,” Ka’abi
He further underlined Iraqi al-Nujaba movement’s full readiness to take part
in a war to liberate Israeli-occupied Golan Heights shoulder to shoulder
with the Syrian Army soldiers.
A spokesman of Iraq’s Hezbollah al-Nujaba Movement declared in a statement
in January that his fighters would fight against the terrorist groups in
Syria until driving all of them out of the neighboring country.
“We were the first group (of popular forces) to have arrived in Syria to
fight terrorists and we will stay there until the last terrorist leaves the
country,” Seyed Hashem al-Moussavi said in his statement.
He reiterated that the Iraqi popular forces fight against the terrorist
groups for humanitarian reasons, and said, “The reason for our presence in
Syria is only to fight terrorism.”
His words came as Syrian soldiers, the Lebanese Hezbollah fighters and the
Iraqi al-Nujaba Movement were about to carry out a joint operation on the
Southern outskirts of Aleppo city to liberate the districts of Rashedeen 4
and 5 and then rush to Khan Touman to free the town from Jeish Al-Fatah
coalition of terrorist groups.