United States: Why Iran seeks to kill former President Donald Trump

United States: Why Iran seeks to kill former President Donald Trump

Donald Trump will be a target for the Iranian government. In any case, this is what a senior Iranian military official says, indicating that Iran wants revenge after an attack dating back to 2020.

A senior Iranian military official said, on Friday evening, that his country is still seeking revenge for Washington’s liquidation of General Qassem Soleimani in 2020, hoping to “be able to kill” former US President Donald Trump.

We hope that we can kill Trump (former US Secretary of State Mike) Pompeo and (Kenneth) McKenzie (former head of the US Army Central Command in the Middle East), as well as the military officials who gave the order to assassinate Soleimani, General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, told state television.

“We are now able to strike American ships at a distance of 2,000 kilometers,” said the general who commands the Air Force of the Revolutionary Guards, Iran’s ideological army.

Strained relations between Iran and the United States

The Islamic Republic’s ballistic programs worry Westerners, who accuse the country of wanting to increase the range of its missiles and destabilize the Middle East and Israel, Tehran’s archenemy.

On Saturday, state television broadcast pictures of the launch of a “new Paveh cruise missile with a range of 1,650 km” made by the Revolutionary Guards.

The former commander of the Quds Force, responsible for the foreign operations of the Revolutionary Guards, Qassem Soleimani, was assassinated in Baghdad in an American raid in January 2020. President Trump said at the time that he had ordered the strike in response to a number of attacks that targeted. American interests in Iraq.

Five days later, Iran responded by firing missiles at an American air base in Iraq that housed American forces. No American soldiers were killed, but Washington said dozens of people suffered brain injuries as a result of the blasts.

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