- US President Donald Trump defended the assassination of Iranian commander in US strike that took place in Baghdad’s international airport.
- General Soleimani was the head of Iran’s al-Quds force.
- The strike also killed the deputy chief of Hashed-al Shabbi paramilitary force.
What Donald Trump claimed?
United States President Donald Trump defended the assassination of the top commander of Iran in U.S. strike in Baghdad’s international airport. He also claimed that he was responsible for the terrorist attacks that happened in New Delhi and London.
General Soleimani was the chief of Iran’s al-Quds force. The strike also killed deputy chief of Iraq’s powerful Hashed al-Shabi paramilitary force.
“The recent attacks on US targets in Iraq, along with with the rocket strikes that took the life of an American and injured four of four American servicemen very badly, as well as a violent assault on US embassy in Iran, were implemented by Soleimani,” said Trump.
People Lost lives to Solemani’s Atrocities
“He made the death of people his passion, as he was responsible for the terrorist attacks that took place in London and Delhi. Today we remember and pay homage to the people who lost their lives due to Solemani’s atrocities,” he said.
Mr Trump stated that Soleimani has been perpetrating acts of terror to destabilize the Middle East.
” Whatever happened last night was done to prevent war. We did not take any action to wage war. I have huge respect for the people living in Iran. They are incredible people with remarkable heritage and unlimited potential,” he said.
He said that the army executed strike successfully that killed the most wanted terrorist. He further stated that Solemani was plotting imminent and sinister attacks on Americans but was caught red-handed.
“Under my leadership, the US’ policy is unambiguous to terrorists who harm or have any intention of harming Americans. We will always protect our diplomats, civilians and allies,” he said.
“America possesses the best militants in the world. We have the best intelligence agency in the world. If Americans across the world are harassed or threatened, we will identify those people and take actions against them,” he said.
“Under my leadership, we have assassinated ISIS territorial caliphate and also killed its leader Al-Baghdadi. The world will soon become a better place to live in.”