Iran in the first official response to the killing of Qassem Soleimani: We will exact retaliation against America
The Secretary of the Complex diagnosed the interests of the regime and the former commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Mohsen Rezaei with harsh retaliation in response to the assassination of the commander of the Quds Force in the Guard, General Qassem Soleimani.
“We will retaliate harshly against the United States for killing Soleimani,” Rezaei said in a tweet via his Twitter account.
This comes at a time when Tehran announced that senior Iranian leaders are now holding a meeting to deal with the recent events and the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani.
In a statement, the Iranian Revolutionary Guards confirmed the martyrdom of the commander of the Quds Force, General Qassem Soleimani, in Iraq, and a spokesman for the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, Brigadier General Ramadan Sharif, during a phone call that General Qassem Soleimani was killed during the recent bombing of the American forces on Baghdad International Airport in the Iraqi capital, along with a number of Leaders of the Iraqi crowd.
Sharif added that Soleimani was martyred along with other leaders of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization.
The Iraqi army had confirmed, earlier this morning, the fall of a number of missiles near Iraqi and other military installations belonging to the International Alliance at Baghdad airport. Source