Thu. Jun 13th, 2024

IRAN- U.S. crises: Iran fires 22 missiles at U.S. bases in Iraq

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Iran in the early hours of Wednesday responded to the U.S. airstrikes that killed top Iranian General Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad, Iraq. In a statement by the Iraqi military, 17 missiles were fired at the Al-Asad airbase in Anbar province and five missiles hit a base in Erbil province in northern Iraq. Shortly after the attack, Iranian foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif said in a tweet that Iran did not want to start a war. He added that the missile strikes were a proportion measure “in self defense under Article 51 of UN charter.” U.S. President, Donald Trump also responded with a tweet which says “All is Well’

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