Tehran (IP) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh stated that the United States must be held accountable for the assassination of Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani.

Iran Press/Iran news: Khatibzadeh, on Tuesday night regarding the responsibility for the assassination of the late Commander of the IRGC Quds Force Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani, stated: "At the national level, the United States will be responsible for the cowardly assassination of General Qasem Soleimani." 

US forces assassinated General Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC), along with Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy head of Iraq’s Hashd al-Sha’abi, and their companions by targeting their vehicles outside Baghdad International Airport on January 3.

The act of terror was carried out under the direction of US President Donald Trump, with the Pentagon taking responsibility for the strike.


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