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A large number of people gathered at the airport of the Iraqi capital to commemorate the first anniversary of Suleimani’s death.

A large number of people gathered at the airport of the Iraqi capital to commemorate the first anniversary of Suleimani's death.

People gathered outside Baghdad airport to commemorate Suleimani (social media)

January 3rd According to report by the Russian Satellite News Agency on the 3rd, a large number of people came near Baghdad International Airport

The capital of Iraq, to commemorate the first anniversary of the death of Suleimani, the commander of the “Quds Brigade” of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

People light candles and sprinkle petals around portraits (social media)

According to videos released on social media, the road traffic around Baghdad Airport is heavy.

People at the scene either lit candles or held up portraits of Suleimani, and others waved flags and shouted slogans.

Parade scene (social media)

According to previous reports, on January 3, 2020, the United States launched an attack outside Baghdad International Airport in Iraq, killing Suleimani, an important Iranian figure in charge of military operations in the Middle East.

Iranian President Rouhani said on December 30, 2020 that “as long as you (the United States) still exist in this region, it means that we have not yet carried out final revenge” and said that the Iranian people reserve the right to revenge for Suleimani.

On January 3 this year, the first anniversary of the attack and death of Suleimani, a large number of Iraqi people marched in the capital Baghdad and other places from the 1st, and built a monument in the attack site to protest against foreign troops.

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