Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn Says US Killing of Iran’s General Soleimani is ‘Illegal Under Any Law’


Washington regarded the late top general as a terrorist and claimed Soleimani was responsible for the deaths of hundreds of US troops stationed in the Middle East. “He was a monster”, said President Trump defending the US decision to kill Soleimani. “He was planning a big attack, a bad attack for us. I don’t think anyone can complain about it”.

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has said the assassination of Iran’s top general and head of the Quds Force Qasem Soleimani by the United States was “illegal under any law” in an interview with Sky News. The 70-year-old refused to call Soleimani a terrorist after he was questioned about it four times and said the United States must not violate laws if it wants other countries to stand by international law.

His statement comes after the Labour leader lambasted Washington for its decision to kill Soleimani and demanded answers from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Defence Secretary Ben Wallace over the issue. In his speech to the House of Commons, Corbyn called Washington’s move an “extremely dangerous and aggressive act” that may plunge the Middle East into yet another war.

The 70-year-old politician claimed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was hiding behind Defence Secretary Wallace as he demanded answers on Britain’s response to the escalation of tensions between Iran and the United States. Corbyn reminded parliamentarians of US interventions in the Middle East and stressed that…

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