U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo drew a parallel between the Iranian General Qasem Soleimani and the leader of the terrorist group “al-Qaeda” (banned in Russia) Osama bin Laden. With the corresponding statement of the American politician made on Monday, 13 January, speaking at Stanford University.
Pompeo said that no terrorist except Osama bin Laden, on whose hands there would be more American blood than in the hands of Qassem Soleimani. According to the US state Secretary, Iranian General killed more than six hundred American patriots. Pompeo stressed that after the elimination Soleimani, the world has become much safer, reports “Interfax”.
on the night of 3 January in the vicinity of the airport of Baghdad, the US conducted an operation against the commander of an elite unit of the army of Iran Soleimani. This day will become the country’s International day of resistance — the corresponding decree was signed by the President Hassan Rouhani.