Elimination of Qassem Soleimani was intended to prevent war. This statement was made President of the United States Donald trump.
He said that Washington is not seeking regime change in Iran.
trump has accused Soleimani that he is twenty years destabilizie the situation in the middle East, and that on his conscience the death of hundreds of Americans. According to the President, that Soleimani was behind recent attacks on Americans in Iraq, and the missile shelling of the base at Tikrit and the organization of the riots at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.
“what the U.S. did yesterday, should have been done long ago. Many lives would have been saved.”
2 January, the Pentagon confirmed that on the instructions of the President of the United States Donald trump, the us military conducted in Iraq, the operation to eliminate the Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. Among the dead, besides him, was the Deputy commander of the militia of Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. Iran’s Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei vowed to avenge the death of Soleimani, reports “Interfax”.