Iraq faces multiple deep challenges right now. Even without the COVID-19 crisis, the country was on the brink of economic collapse and political turmoil.
The militias are often part of the official paramilitary forces called Popular Mobilization Units. Some have direct links to the Iranian IRGC.
The incident caused no casualties, the military said.
The Ayatollah stressed that while Iran does not interfere in Iraq, it is the “corrupt” Americans who are interfering there and who only sow destruction in the region.