Rouhani called on London to adjust its position on Suleimani’s death

The Iranian President urged the British authorities not to forget Suleimani’s contribution to the fight against terrorism.

Rouhani called on London to adjust its position on Suleimani's death

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a telephone conversation with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged London not to follow the U.S. course and to adjust its position on the death of General Kassem Suleimani. This was reported on Thursday on the official website of the Iranian President.

Rowhani urged the British authorities not to forget about Suleimani’s contribution to the fight against terrorism. “If it was not for General Suleimani’s efforts, you would not be safe in London”, – he stressed.

On January 5, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that Suleimani posed a threat, “was responsible for aggressive, destabilizing behavior in the region”, as well as “played a leading role in actions that led to the deaths of thousands of innocent civilians and military personnel of Western countries.

The situation in the Middle East has sharply escalated after the U.S. missile strike on the night of January 3 in the area of Baghdad airport, which resulted in the death of Kasem Suleimani, commander of the special forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (elite units of the Iranian Armed Forces).

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