Iran’s president says the US assassination of high Iranian commander Lieutenant Common Qassem Soleimani upon Donald Trump’s order was a criminal offense that can’t be forgiven, and will certainly be avenged by regional nations.
In feedback on Thursday, President Hassan Rouhani mentioned Trump has dedicated many different merciless acts as properly, however the January assassination of the Iranian commander won’t ever be forgiven.
“I’ve mentioned it as soon as earlier than, and say it once more. Trump is like Saddam [Hussein]. Saddam Hussein imposed battle on us for eight years, and was toppled on the finish. Trump imposed an financial battle on us for 3 years. Within the coming weeks, Trump, too, will likely be ousted not solely from energy, however from life,” he mentioned.
“Trump will go down in historical past as a discredited man due to the crimes and merciless acts he dedicated. One in all his unforgivable cruelties was to assassinate Common Qassem Soleimani and [top Iraqi commander] Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis,” he mentioned.
“He dedicated many crimes and killed many individuals. However these two instances are ones which we are going to always remember. They need to know that we have been bereaved by these assassinations, and we are going to stay bereaved ceaselessly,” mentioned the president.
“The regional nations and the Iranian nation will avenge these assassinations on the correct time,” mentioned President Rouhani.
He mentioned the brutal assassination of Common Soleimani was a mistaken transfer and will certainly be detrimental to the enemy.
He underlined the enemy ought to know that Iranian folks in addition to regional nations will proceed their resistance and can transfer full steam forward with extra willpower to safe their independence.
“All people has realized that so long as the Individuals are on this area, this area won’t see good days as desired, and the regional nations will, by God’s grace, expel these criminals in addition to aggressors from the area someday,” he mentioned.