Fars: Iran points warrant for Trump over high common killing | Asia Information
Fars: Iran points warrant for Trump over high common killing
Monday, June 29, 2020, 22:44
US President Donald Trump speaks in regards to the coronavirus within the James Brady Press Briefing Room on the White Home, in Washington, April 13, 2020. (ALEX BRANDON / AP)
Iran has issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump and 35 others over the killing of high common Qassem Soleimani and has requested Interpol for assist, Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr mentioned on Monday, based on the Fars information company.
Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr mentioned the warrants had been issued on expenses of homicide and terrorist motion
The USA killed Soleimani, chief of the Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Power, with a drone strike in Iraq on Jan 3. Washington accused Soleimani of masterminding assaults by Iranian-aligned militias on US forces within the area.
Alqasimehr mentioned the warrants had been issued on expenses of homicide and terrorist motion. He mentioned Iran had requested Interpol to problem a “crimson discover” for Trump and the opposite people the Islamic Republic accuses of collaborating within the killing of Soleimani.
Alqasimehr mentioned the group included different US army and civilian officers however didn’t present additional particulars.
He mentioned Iran would proceed to pursue the matter after Trump’s time in workplace ends.
The killing of Soleimani introduced the US and Iran to the brink of armed battle after Iran retaliated by firing missiles at American targets in Iraq a number of days later.