the assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani has responded worldwide. The UN special Rapporteur on the issues of extrajudicial killings Agnes Callamar said that perhaps this step will find an excuse.
“the Targeted killing of Qasem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis are most likely illegal and violate the international law of human rights,” said Agnes Kallamar.
Israel, meanwhile, convene a meeting with the heads of intelligence agencies and army command, to assess what has happened. Against this background, the Israeli authorities decided to close access to mount Hermon on the border with Syria after assessing the situation in the security sphere. In the Damascus considered Washington’s actions egregious.
“Syria strongly condemns the criminal US aggression, which resulted in the death of Brigadier General Qassem Soleimani, the head of special forces, “al-Quds” Islamic revolutionary guard Corps, and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, Deputy head of “al-Hashed Al-SHAABI” of Iraq.
Meanwhile, the Iraqi Shiite militia, “al-Hashed Al-SHAABI” urged his supporters to be ready to take retaliatory actions in connection with the murder of Qasem Soleimani. And acting Prime Minister of Iraq, Adel Abdel Mahdi said that such strikes violate the rules of presence of US troops in Iraq. In fact Tehran said that the assassination of General will lead to even more fierce confrontation with Washington.
“Murder Soleimani doubles Iran’s determination to confront the United States and to protect Islamic values. Iran and other countries in the region will be avenged America” — promised the President of Iran Hassan Rouhani.
the Assassination of General condemned in Europe. In Paris warned of the possible consequences. The authorities of the Fifth Republic are going to contact with foreign partners on the situation.
“This is a consequence of the escalation that has continued in recent months. For us at the moment pprioritetom is stability in the region. It is necessary to create conditions which would guarantee it,” — said the Secretary of state for European Affairs at MFA of France Amelie de Monchalin.
the killing of the Iranian General responded in China. Foreign Ministry spokesman China Geng Shuang said that Beijing is closely monitoring the incident. The Chinese side has consistently opposed the use of military force in international relations.
heated debate around the solution to put an airstrike turned and in the States themselves. The speaker of the house of representatives, Nancy Pelosi called the actions of trump in Iran a provocative act. According to her, it puts in the impact the safety of American citizens.
Meanwhile, Washington’s actions have already responded to the Russian foreign Ministry. Diplomats said that the murder Soleimani is considered as an adventurous step that will lead to increased tension throughout the region. The foreign Ministry also reminded that the Iranian General faithfully served the cause of protection of national interests of Iran and expressed condolences.