Iran’s supreme leader supported US coalition against EI

Sunday, September 7th, 2014 7:34:24 by
USA and Iran

Iran ‘s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has authorized the United States cooperate in the fight against Islamic State (EI) in northern Iraq, according to sources in Tehran by the BBC. This coalition, according to discussions at the NATO summit held in Wales these days would consist of a dozen countries, with a red line that does not traverse: deploy troops on the ground.

Khamenei has given his approval, according to BBC, his military commanders more senior coordinate operations with American, Iraqi and Kurdish forces.

The regime in Tehran has traditionally opposed any intervention by the USA in Iraq. However, preserved by the pulse has approached positions indirectly. The reconquest of the Iraqi Army Amerli town in the east of the country, was made possible by American bombing in support of the advancement in the field of Shiite militias, such as the Haj Asaib with ties to Iran.

The blessing of Khamenei would endorse the general Qasem Soleimani, commander of the Quds forces, especially the Iranian Army in the exterior, which works for months and perimeter defense in Baghdad body.

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