Iran is gaining further control over Iraq as posters and billboards of Superme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei,  are going up in Iraq. (Wikimedia )
Iran is gaining further control over Iraq as posters and billboards of Superme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei, are going up in Iraq.
(Wikimedia )

Ayatollah Khamenei Posters in Iraq Display Iran’s Influence

September 27, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
 

Billboards in Iraq displaying the image of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei are depicting the extent of Iraq’s fall to Iran.

Iraqis, long familiar with former dictator Saddam Hussein’s cult of personality in his omnipresent posters and statues, which were removed or toppled after his demise, now see “pictures of the Persian dictator” taking over, as an Iraqi government worker observed. These posters, he noted, show that Iraq is turning into “a total Iranian stooge.” A Baghdad businessman lamented, “When I see these pictures, I feel I am in Tehran, not Baghdad.”

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