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Iran has a ‘shockingly strong’ war-crimes case against Trump over Soleimani’s killing — and it could win

Iran has a ‘shockingly strong’ war-crimes case against Trump over Soleimani’s killing — and it could win

Iran will pursue war-crimes charges against President Donald Trump at the International Criminal Court in the Hague over the January 3 assassination of its top commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, outside Baghdad’s international airport, according to Gholam Hossein Esmaeili, the spokesman for Iran’s top judicial authorities. “We intend to file lawsuits in the Islamic Republic, Iraq and The Hague Court [International Court of Justice] against the military and government of America and against Trump,” Esmaeili said at a Tuesday press conference. “There is no doubt that the US military has done a terrorist act assassinating Guards Commander Lt. Gen. Soleimani and Second-in-Command of Iraq Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis … and Trump has confessed doing the crime.” Since the killing, Iran’s leadership has vowed political, military, and legal revenge for what they call an unlawful killing of one of their greatest military heroes. Soleimani was well known throughout…
Source: Iran has a ‘shockingly strong’ war-crimes case against Trump over Soleimani’s killing — and it could win

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