Tehran: Iran has reacted sharply to the killing of its top general in a US air strike. Iran has termed US action as international terrorism. Tell us that the US had an air strike at Baghdad Airport. Major General Qasim Sulemani has died in this air strike, the head of Iran's Coord Force.
After the attack, Iran's Foreign Minister Javed Zarif tweeted that, "The US action of international terrorism is very dangerous and foolishly provocative." The US targeted and killed 'General Suleimani', the most effective force fighting Daesh (ISIS), Al Nusra, Al Qaeda and other terrorist organizations. The foreign minister wrote that, "America will be responsible for the consequences of its audacity."
A statement issued by the US Department of Defense stated that, "On the direction of President Trump, the US military carried out this decisive protective action for the protection of America, including Major General Qasim Sulemani, Chief of the Kurdish Army of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. Has died The statement said, "General Sulemani was planning an attack on American diplomats and service members in Iraq and that region."