At UN, US justifies killing Iranian commander Soleimani as self-defence

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At UN, US justifies killing Iranian commander Soleimani as self-defence

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The United States told the United Nations on Wednesday that the killing of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani last week was self-defense and vowed to take additional action “as necessary” in the Middle East to protect US personnel and interests.

Iran retaliated on Wednesday for Soleimani’s death by firing missiles at military facilities housing US troops in Iraq. US President Donald Trump said no Americans were hurt, soothing fears that Soleimani’s death and the Iranian response could spark a wider conflict in the Middle East.

In a letter to the UN Security Council, US Ambassador Kelly Craft…



Source: Nigerian Tribune