the foreign Ministers of Russia and China discussed the American attack on Iraq, which killed an Iranian General Qasem Soleimani. Moscow and Beijing believe this attack “illegal action”, which has exacerbated the situation in the region.
Sergei Lavrov and Wang Yi stressed the inadmissibility of the use of force in violation of the UN Charter, reports “Interfax”. Senior diplomats announced joint steps to reduce tensions in the middle East.
Earlier Sergey Lavrov and van And spoke with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif.
on the night of 3 January, the American drone launched a missile attack at the airport of Baghdad, which killed Iranian General. Eliminated Soleimani on the personal order of the President of the United States Donald trump. Tehran has said it will retaliate to Washington. Iraq called the incident a “stab in the back” and has already prepared a response.