The top Iranian leader calls on Missile Strike to punch the US in the face: Iran latest news live updates
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei spoke hours after the Iranian foreign minister said the country had “completed” its attacks on American forces. Also on Wednesday, a passenger plane crashed in the Iranian capital and killed everyone on board. NOW “What matters is that America’s presence” in the region “comes to an end,” said the Ayatollah.Iran said it had not sought war after firing more than a dozen missiles at bases where Americans were based.Iran said on Wednesday that it had “ended” its attacks on American forces in Iraq and “hadn’t escalated or waged war” after firing more than 20 ballistic missiles at two military bases in Iraq where American troops were stationed. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made a tweet after Iran launched the attacks in response to the murder of Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, a leader of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard corps. Senior Iraqi defense officials working with the US command said the attacks did not kill either Americans or Iraqis. However, American officials did not confirm whether there were victims. Great Britain, Sweden, Poland, Australia and Denmark, whose troops are stationed alongside American forces in Iraq, also said that none of their members had been killed. Stay hung with us for more Iran latest news. General Suleimani was killed in Baghdad on Friday in a drone attack ordered by President Trump. American officials said the general, who led the overseas Quds Force of the Guard, was planning upcoming attacks on American interests. An American official has now described this message as thin. “Iran has taken and implemented adequate self-defense measures in accordance with Article 51 of the UN Charter to create a base from which cowardly armed attacks on our citizens and high-ranking officials have been launched,” said Zarif in a Iran latest news briefing.