Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad was posthumously awarded Qassem Soleimani order in recognition of his contribution to the fight against terrorism. This was reported by Iranian news Agency “Tasneem”. The murder of a prominent General of the Islamic revolutionary guard Corps, committed on the orders of Donald trump escalated the situation in the region. Iran has made the Pentagon’s list of terrorist organizations. Meanwhile, residents of Tehran and other cities again preparing to take to the streets.
Better to be a passenger on that plane than to be a witness to this tragedy. These are the apologies of the head of the Islamic revolutionary guard Corps for the downed Ukrainian airliner. “We were at war with America, and we are still in it are. We are soldiers of this nation and betrayed the people. I swear to Almighty God that he would like to be in that plane, crash it and burn, not to be a witness to this tragic incident. I’ve never been so embarrassed in my entire life. Never. We made a mistake, and many of our compatriots were killed because of our mistakes, but it was unintentional. We apologize. We’re sorry,” said Hossein salami, commander of the Islamic revolutionary guard Corps (IRGC) of Iran.
Shares in memory of those killed during the crash are held throughout the country. And in Tehran at the British Embassy, local residents demanded the closure of the diplomatic mission of the United Kingdom and the expulsion of Ambassador Robert Macaire.
on the eve of the Diplomat was arrested for inciting the crowd after 15 minutes – released. However, then was summoned to the Iranian foreign Ministry to Lodge a formal protest. In Tehran believe that a number of Western countries are trying to control anti-government rallies outside. According to Iranian media, among the demonstrators, people began to appear with weapons. This suspicion is indirectly confirmed by Twitter of the White House, where Donald trump defends us policy of sanctions and publishes to the Iraskuu audience tweets in Farsi.
“the national security Advisor said today that sanctions and protests put pressure on Iran and force it to negotiate. Actually, I don’t care whether they are conducting negotiations. It’s up to them, but Iran can not have nuclear weapons and kill their protesters,” wrote trump.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, together with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, commenting on the arrest of the British Ambassador, said, that the question of violation of international law. At the same time, accusations Tehran — the intervention of the United Kingdom in the internal Affairs of the Republic chose to ignore. London at the same time reminded of the need to conduct a thorough investigation into the collapse of the liner. A similar demand was made by canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. He noted that Ottawa will seek to bring to justice those to blame in the plane crash.
Analysts, in turn, wrote that a thorough investigation of it would require from Washington with regards to the assassination of General Soleimani. Especially after the Pentagon acknowledged that the intelligence was not accurate data about the impending attacks on the American Embassy.
Despite the fact that direct armed conflict between Iran and the United States have been avoided and security in the region, according to experts, hangs in the balance. In this situation, as suggested in the German foreign Ministry can help Russia by providing necessary pressure on Iran. It is known that the situation in the Islamic Republic, discussed by the presidents of Russia and France. As reported in the Elysee Palace, Moscow and Paris are interested in preserving the joint comprehensive plan of action. The future of Iran’s nuclear agreements, as well as the consequences of the destruction of the Ukrainian Boeing will be the Central topics of the meeting of the EU Council at the level of foreign Ministers. The meeting will be held 20 January.