Hasan Rouhani, the Iranian president has announced that Iran will avenge the death of its Revolutionary Guards commander Qasem Soleiman, who was killed in a US airstrike ordered by President Donald Trump.
In a statement released on the Iranian government website, president Rouhani stated that Soleimani’s death redoubled the determination of the nation of Iran and other free nations to stand against ”America’s bullying and upholding of Islamic values.”
Read part of statement below;
“There is no doubt that the great nation of Iran and the other free nations of the region (Iran’s allies across the Middle East) will take revenge for this gruesome crime from criminal America.
“Soleimani’s martyrdom … by the aggressor and criminal America has saddened the heart of the nation of Iran and all the nations of the region.
“His death has redoubled the determination of the nation of Iran and other free nations to stand against America’s bullying and defend Islamic values
“This vile and cowardly act is another sign of America’s desperation and weakness in the region.”
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