On Saturday, Mike Pompeo, the former US Secretary of State, boasted of killing his country’s government, under President Donald Trump, the Iranian military commander, Qassem Soleimani, near Baghdad airport, mocking him.
During his participation in the activity of his Republican party in the state of Florida, and in his criticism of what he saw as the new administration’s laxity in dealing with Iran after the White House announced its desire to negotiate the nuclear deal with Tehran again, Pompeo boasted and defended his government’s foreign policy in front of the audience, “How many of you remembers Qasim Soleimani? “, To mockingly respond,“ God bless him. He has never again caused trouble to the Americans, ”since his murder, adding,“ I am proud of our fight … We have turned the static situation upside down. ”
Former President Donald Trump had ordered, with the approval of his Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Mike Pompeo, to bomb a car carrying the Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani and his companions near Baghdad airport in January 2020, causing the level of tension in the Middle East and the Gulf to rise to unprecedented dangerous levels that the entire region is still experiencing. Since then, on the brink of war.
Source: “Newsweek” magazine of America