Iraq hands Iran Soleimani assassination investigation documents
Baghdad and Tehran pledged to take all necessary measures to prosecute and punish those involved in assassinating Lieutenant-General Qassem Soleimani in the shortest possible time.
Deputy Head of the Judiciary for International Affairs in Iran, Kazem Gharibabadi, confirmed that Iraq provided his country with the required documents regarding the assassination of the Quds Force Commander, Lieutenant-General Qassem Soleimani and the Deputy Head of the Popular Mobilization Forces, Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis.
Gharibabadi's statements came at the conclusion of the meeting of the joint committee to investigate the assassination of martyr Soleimani and Al-Muhandis, which held its third session on Tuesday and Wednesday in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
The Iranian diplomat explained that a joint statement issued by the meeting of the joint committee in Baghdad included an agreement to accelerate the pace of bilateral cooperation, including the exchange of complementary documents and information.
According to Gharibabadi, the joint statement witnessed the two sides pledging to take all necessary measures to prosecute and punish those involved in this criminal act in the shortest possible time.
He also revealed that the Public Prosecution Office in Tehran is expected to hand over the relevant indictment on March 20 to look into the crimes and charges against all those involved.
On January 3, 2020, the commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution's Guards Corps, Major General Qassem Soleimani, and the deputy commander of the Popular Mobilization Forces, Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis, were martyred by a US missile strike near Baghdad International Airport.