Iran warns of ‘danger’ if slain general’s ‘assassins’ go free — Analysis

A letter from Iran to UN asks it to investigate legal options and to adopt a resolution condamning the US for General Qassem Soleimani’s 2019 death.

Iran has asked the United Nations for formal legal action to be taken against the US in relation to General Qassem Solimani’s assassination. This is just two years after his death, which brought them to the brink.

On Saturday, the Iranian Presidential Office’s legal department sent an open letter to UN General Assembly. “all legal initiatives within its authority,”This includes the “adoption of a resolution”These killings must be condemned and condemned “take measures to prevent such crimes in the future.”

According to the missive, then-US President Donald Trump claimed openly responsibility for the incident. The US government has long displayed anachronisms. “extreme unilateralism.”The government also charged Washington with violating international laws and regulations, while it was the “international community remains silent.”

The US government made this dangerous decision while UN Charter was being used as the basis for international consensus during the post-War period. It prohibits governments from participating in actions that would be detrimental to international security and peace.

This letter warned that peace in the international arena would not be achieved. “even more danger”If you are unable to attend the “perpetrators of the terrorist attack are free to walk with impunity.” According to Fars news agency, Iran’s chief civilian prosecutor has indicted several individuals in connection with the assassination, including Trump, the head of US Central Command General Kenneth McKenzie Jr., and former US secretaries of state and defense, Mike Pompeo and Mark Esper.

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At a service for Soleimani on Saturday, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that his “assassins, including Trump and the like”will be consigned “history’s garbage bin”After you have paid “retribution in this world for the crime they committed.”

Trump called Soleimani after the January 2020 strike. “the world’s top terrorist”Who “should have been terminated long ago.”Officials later acknowledged that Soleimani had only mentioned Iranian-backed plots to attack American interests in Iraq. “saying bad things”About the USA.

A UN report on extrajudicial executions concluded in July 2020 that killings were not justified. “unlawful,” “arbitrary,”in flagrant violation of the UN Charter. Iran asked Interpol last year to investigate. “red notices”Trump and other US officials



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