July 9, 2019– Mary Greeley News – Secret meetings between United States officials and Iranian representatives were conducted in a hotel in Erbil, Iraq, i24News reported Tuesday evening. The Iranian representatives are led by Hassan Khomenei, the grandson of the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomenei.
The Iranian delegation also included two officials from the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and Iraj Masjedi, Iran’s special envoy to Iraq, according to the report.
i24News also said the that sources suggest that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard have experienced division recently, suggesting that the Islamic Republic is undergoing a soft coup.
There have also been reports that Iran contacted Kurdish opposition parties based in Iraq, but the talks remained “useless,” internal Iranian sources told i24News.
‘The Iranian Communist Party,’ a Kurdish opposition party, announced that some of the major Kurdish parties have secretly met with Iranian officials for the past two years.
Earlier this week, the Iranian Fars news agency reported that a senior commander in the Iraqi army disclosed information on military bases along the Iraq-Syria border to a CIA agent, according to audio files and WhatsApp chats released by the Iraqi Hezbollah terror group.
Mahmoud al-Falahi, the commander of operations in the al-Anbar province of Iraq, was asked by a CIA agent, who is an Iraqi national, to provide geographic coordinates of existing military bases along the border between Iraq and Syria “to be attacked by US and Israeli forces.”
The CIA agent also instructed al-Falahi to meet with US army and intelligence service commanders in Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan region or at the US forces’ base in al-Habaniyeh” in Western Iraq, according to Fars.
Iraqi Hezbollah used the audio files to show al-Falahi’s “plot against the Iraqi army, security, Hashd al-Shaabi (the Popular Mobilization Forces) and resistance forces” and warned that the spying he had done for the CIA and Israeli Mossad had endangered Iran’s national security.
Mohammad Mohie, spokesman for Iraqi Hezbollah, claimed on Saturday that the US is attempting to smuggle al-Falahi out of Iraq, according to the Lebanese Al-Mayadeen news agency.
“The US embassy should be condemned for its role in Iraq as well as the US forces,” said Mohie. “We have been in a confrontation with Washington ever since its entry into Iraq because of the crimes it committed. America cannot be trusted or dealt with properly.”
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