Russian MFA: "Iranian commander’s murder to lead to mounting tensions in the region"

Russian MFA: "Iranian commander’s murder to lead to mounting tensions in the region"
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  • calendar-gray 03 January 2020

The killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani in a US strike in Iraq will result in growing tensions in the Middle East, a Russian Foreign Ministry source said on Friday, APA reports quoting TASS.

"We consider Soleimani’s murder in a US missile strike at the suburbs of Baghdad an adventurous step that will lead to growing tensions throughout the region," the source noted. "Soleimani devotedly served the cause of protecting Iran’s national interests. We are offering our sincere condolences to the Iranian people.".

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