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(Worthy News) - According to reports from FOX News, in July, the chief of Iran's elite Quds Force visited Moscow to meet with senior Russian figures, violating international sanctions and travel restrictions placed on key members of the Iranian regime.
Qassem Suleimani, whose wing of the Iranian Revolutinary Guard is only answerable to Ayatollah Khameini, and who has emerged as a pivotal on-the-ground figure spearheading Iran's broader regional ambitions in the Middle East, was allegedly in Russia between between July 24 and July 26.
Suleimani, designated a terrorist and placed under US sanctions in 2005, has been tied by the US Treasury Department to a number of subversive activities, including a unsuccessful plot to assassinate the Saudi Kingdoms ambassador to the United States during a visit to the Washington. [ Source ]