Iran heralds the brutal revenge after the killing of general

Iran's supreme spiritual leader, ayatollah Ali Khamenei warns that Iran will avenge himself brutally on those responsible for the killing of the iranian genera

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
03 January 2020 Friday 10:00
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Iran heralds the brutal revenge after the killing of general

Iran's supreme spiritual leader, ayatollah Ali Khamenei warns that Iran will avenge himself brutally on those responsible for the killing of the iranian general Qassem Soleimani.

he writes early on Friday morning, Danish time on Twitter, according to news agency Reuters.

at the same time, he declared three days of national mourning in Iran.

It happens, after that the UNITED states has taken responsibility for the attack on Friday morning local time in Baghdad, which claimed the lives of Soleimani life.

Soleimani commander of Quds forces, a special unit of elite soldiers under the Iran's revolutionary guard corps, which is the country's security forces.

- Martyrdom was the reward for his endless achievements in all these years, writes Khamenei.

- After his death his work will, God willing, not stop, but the brutal revenge waiting for the criminals, who got his and the other martyrs blood on their hands by the attack.

An american was killed in connection with an attack on an iraqi military base near the city of Kirkuk in northern Iraq. In addition to the death of several persons have been slightly injured by the attack, wrote the news agency Reuters with reference to reports from u.s. spokespersons.

the 24 members of a militia supported by Iran, was killed by u.s. air strike 29. december, allegedly as revenge for the killed american 27. december. Iraqi leaders accused subsequently, the UNITED states of violating the sovereignty of Iran, wrote the New York Times.

Protesters tried new year's eve to storm the american embassy in Baghdad. It succeeded the demonstrators to set fire to parts of the embassy and off for more than a day. The u.s. ambassador had been evacuated earlier, when the demonstrations began.

An american drone bombs two cars right outside the Bagdads international airport. Quassem Soleimani, was in one and was killed on the spot. The general who was the commander of the Quds forces - a special unit of elite soldiers under the revolutionary guards of Iran - was regarded as one of the most formidable enemies of the UNITED states.

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the Killing of Soleimani is an extremely dangerous, foolish escalation' of the UNITED states, writes Iran's foreign minister, Javad Zarife, on Twitter early Friday morning, Danish time.

- the UNITED states bears the responsibility for all the consequences of the country's unscrupulous actions, he writes.

Earlier, the head of Iran's revolutionary guard corps Mohsen Rezai writes on Twitter that the UNITED states can expect that Iran will avenge the attack.

It reports the AFP news agency.

- Soleimani has joined its martyrbrødre, but we will require of horrible revenge on the UNITED states, writes Mohsen Rezai.

Iran's supreme security council will on Friday meet to discuss the 'criminal' attacks, which have claimed the lives of general Qassem Soleimani life in Baghdad.

It informs Keyvan Khosravien, who is the spokesman of the security council, to the partly state-owned news agency Fars. It writes Reuters.

The next hours there will be held an extraordinary meeting of the supreme national security council to investigate the criminal attack on the commander Soleimanis car in Baghdad, which resulted in his martyrdød.


IN the U.S., the news is received with both joy and fear.

- Qassem Soleimani was a ærketerrorist with american blood on his hands, writes Nikki Haley, AMERICA's former UN ambassador, on Twitter.

- His death should be celebrated by all advocates for peace and justice. I am proud of president Trump to make it strong and right.

Less excited about is the reaction from Elizabeth Warren, who is one of the candidates for the Democratic nomination for president in the elections this year.

- Soleimani was a murderer, responsible for thousands of deaths, including hundreds of americans, she writes.

- But this irresponsible move to escalate the situation with Iran and increases the risk of more killings and a new conflict in the Middle east. Our first priority must be to avoid a new costly war, she continues.

the Congress of the UNITED states was not informed of the attack in advance, informs Eliot Engel, who is chairman of the foreign affairs committee in the House of Representatives.

the Angel says, that it 'raises serious legal problems and violate the Congressional power' that Trump has ordered the attack without involving Congress.

Updated: 03.01.2020 10:00
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