Prominent Iraqi Shia cleric visits Hezbollah
Thursday, 14 April 2016 14:26
Prominent Iraqi Shia Cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr arrived in Lebanon on Tuesday evening to visit Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah, Arabi21 reported yesterday. Al-Mayadeen TV channel reported sources saying that Al-Sadr left Iraq and arrived in Lebanon in a sudden visit.
Iraqi websites said that Al-Sadr arrived in the Lebanese capital Beirut as part of an official visit.
Al-Sadr, the leader of the Sadrist Movement, ended his party’s protest around the Green Zone in Baghdad on 31 March after parliament agreed to vote for a new government.
Speaking to his supporters, Al-Sadr said: “Every thief and corrupt person will be sent to court.”