Washington 0
29 June 2020

An Iranian official announced that “Iran’s judiciary has issued an arrest warrant for a total of 36 individuals involved in the assassination of Lt. General [Qassem] Soleimani, including political and military officials from the U.S. and other governments, and the international police have been notified”. “President Donald Trump is at the top of the list, and his prosecution will be pursued even after his term is over”, he added. The U.S. Special Representative for Iran, Brian Hook, subsequently indicated that “our assessment is that Interpol does not intervene and issue red notices… [of] a political nature. This is a political nature. This has nothing to do with national security, international peace or promoting stability... It is a propaganda stunt that no-one takes seriously”.

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