The European RadioOsten quoted European intelligence sources as saying. General Soleimani Prevent the burning of US and Saudi consulates to save Basra from the foreign project of a dangerous war.
“European intelligence in Brussels and in more than one European capital were following with great concern the events of the sixth and seventh days in Basra and the days that followed. They were concerned about a major security breach and reprisals carried out by sympathizers with the PMF against the US, Saudi and British consulates,” the report said.
The report added that European officials were urgently informed of the events of the seventh and eighth of September through immediate reports provided by Basra and Baghdad. The European intelligence were following the developments of the events of Basra closely, due to several considerations, including the presence of Western oil companies and the fear of the impact of the explosion of the situation in Basra on the security and stability of the neighboring countries, particularly Kuwait, which Iraq has a land border with.
“They were expecting revenge for the burning of the headquarters of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), and the burning of the Iranian consulate building, by carrying out operations to burn the US consulate and Saudi consulate and possibly the British consulate in Basra within the next two days,” the European intelligence report said.
Intelligence officials said that Iranian officials, including the commander of the Quds Force in the Revolutionary Guards, told their friends in the PMF and clerics in Basra must be maintained and given priority. The commander for the Quds Force said: “The goal is not to burn the Iranian consulate and the headquarters of the PMF, but the main goal is to detonate clashes and push the Basra into armed confrontations and to burn the entire Basra and stop the export of oil and disruption of port movement. This is the main goal by the United States and its allies in the region.”
“We expected that General Qasem Soleimani to leave the matter open to revenge the burning of the Iranian consulate”, said the European intelligence sources.
The sources of European intelligence monitored and documented information that Saudi Arabia was funded extremists group and former supporters of the baath party to burn the Iranian consulate in Al-Twaisah area in Basra where The consulate headquarters were raided and burned.
The report added that the intelligence services of more than one European country had informed the Saudi Crown Prince that the building of the Iranian consulate would be burned within an hour and that he had been informed by the former Saudi ambassador to Iraq, Al-Sabhan, and that the Saudi Crown Prince received a phone call with a video clip at the time of the fire. Which indicates that the person who directed the burning of the consulate was the one who sent information of the burning of the consulate to the Saudi minister who returned and sent it directly to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. He informed him that the operation was successful and blessed him the success of the burning of the Iranian consulate in revenge for the burning of Saudi Arabia embassy in Tehran by angry protesters after the execution of religious Shiite leader in Qatif Ayatollah Nimr in the July 2016.
European intelligence sources confirm israel’s roles in inciting the demonstrators to burn the port of Umm Qasr and the Basra Oil Company and the offices of the cleric Sistani. It was released thousands of Facebook ads linked to Israel called on Twitter and Facebook calling on protesters to burn the headquarters of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) as they called “Sufi crowd” and to burn the Iranian consulate.