the head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev believes that the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was the attempt of the President of the United States Donald trump to effectively start their election campaign. About it the Senator told “Russia 24”.
According to the politician, the American leader is trying to “democratize” the middle East than other presidents of the United States. To do so, Kosachev continued, stopping Iran, so the standoff continues. The Senator added that Washington is underestimating the power of Tehran.
Earlier it was reported about the death of the Iranian commander in an airstrike near Baghdad airport. Tehran considers the incident an act of terrorism and is ready to take revenge. The Minister of foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic discussed the murder of Soleimani with his counterparts from Russia, China and Turkey, as well as with the UN Secretary General. Iraq, meanwhile, has responded to a “stab in the back” by the United States.