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Iran Issues Arrest Warrant For Trump Over Soleimani's Death, Asks Interpol For Help

Tehran Prosecutor's Office warns that it will continue the process even after the presidency ends
Iran has issued an arrest warrant against US President Donald Trump for his alleged involvement in the assassination of the Iranian general in Baghdad, Qasem Soleimani. 

According to the Tehran prosecutor's statement on Monday, the authorities have asked Interpol for help in arresting the US leader, as well as the dozens of others who would be involved in Soleimani's death.

While Trump faces no danger of arrest, the charges highlight tensions between Iran and the United States since Washington withdrew from Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers.

Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr said Trump and more than 30 people whom Iran accuses of being involved in the January 3 attack that killed General Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad face charges of murder and terrorism, the state agency reported. IRNA news. 

The Prosecutor's Office, which did not disclose the names of the other suspects, emphasized that Iran will continue its prosecution even after the presidency ends.

The IRNA agency noted that, according to the prosecutor, Iran has requested that Interpol issue a red notice for Trump and the rest of the accused, which represents the highest level of arrest request issued by the agency. At the moment, Interpol has not spoken.

On January 3, a bombardment near the Baghdad airport killed Soleimani, general of the Quds Force of the Guardians of the Iranian Revolution, and Abu Mahdi al Mohandes, vice-president of the Iraqi Shiite militias, Popular Crowd. The Pentagon acknowledged its authorship in the attack and assured that it sought to deter future Iran plans.

"Soleimani was actively developing plans to attack US diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the region."
The US body reported.

On the same day, the Iranian Supreme Leader Aali Khamenei promised revenge.

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