Tehran: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday warned the US of penalties over the dying of the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) Quds Drive, Qasem Soleimani.
“The Americans were not aware of the big mistake they made; they will face the consequences of their crime, not only today but also in the coming years,” Rouhani stated as he visited relations of Soleimani, who was killed in a US drone strike ordered by President Donald Trump outdoors Baghdad’s airport on Friday, reviews Efe information.
“There isn’t a doubt that the US is now extra hated amongst Iranians and Iraqis.
“Soleimani’s blood will probably be avenged on the day we see the evil hand of America is minimize wanting the area for good,” he added.
Additionally on Saturday, Iran’s International Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stated Soleimani’s killing would imply the withdrawal of US troops from the Center East area.
Soleimani, the Quds Drive chief and the architect and enabler of a number of highly effective Shia militias throughout the Center East, was killed alongside Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy chief of the Standard Mobilization Forces (PMF), an Iraqi militia.
Gen. Soleimani was answerable for Iran’s international coverage technique as the pinnacle of the Quds Drive, an elite wing of the IRGC, which the US has designated as a terror group.
The Quds Drive holds sway over numerous Shia militias throughout the area starting from Lebanon to Syria and Iraq.
Friday’s assault got here after Iraqi protesters on December 31 stormed the US embassy compound in Baghdad to protest the American air raids carried out on December 29 towards 5 bases of Iran-backed militias in Iraq and Syria, claiming the lives of 25 folks.