Irag reveals the Iranian threat to respond to the assasination of Qassem Soleimani on the US troops in the country
A military spokesman for Irag’s caretaker,Prime Minister Abdel-Mahdi says”we got an official verbal message from the Islamic Republic of Iran that the Iranian response to the assasination of martyr Qassem Soleimani has started or will start shortly after and that the strike will be limited to sites where the US Army is in Irag without specifying the sites
“We call on everyone to exercise self-restraint, give precedence to the language of logic, abide by international charters and respect the state of Iraq,”
According to the officials, there have been no report yet about casualties among the Iraqi forces or the coalition troops stationed in Iraq.
Two Iraqi bases housing US and coalition troops were targeted, one at Irbil and the other at Al Asad on Tuesday
The report gathered says,It came some hours after the burial of Soleimani, who controlled Iran’s proxy forces across the Middle East.
According to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei the attack was said to be “a slap in the face” for the U.S. and called for an end to the U.S. presence in the Middle East.