Iran's Foreign Minister Calls US Soleimani Strike an Act of Terrorism and War
Iran's Foreign Minister
Calls US Soleimani Strike an
Act of Terrorism and War.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad
Zarif made the comments during an
interview with an NPR reporter.
Zarif called the U.S. drone strike that
"a cowardly armed attack" that "amounts to war." .
[Iran] will respond according to our own timing and choice.
, Mohammad Zarif, Iranian Foreign Minister, via NPR News.
The Iranian people
have turned out by the
tens of thousands to publicly
mourn the death of Soleimani.
Zarif was asked to clarify the
scope of the Iranian response
to Soleimani's killing.
[In] exercising our right to self-defense, we are bound by international law, unlike the United States, which is not bound by international law, Mohammad Zarif, Iranian Foreign Minister, via NPR News.
He also stated that
prisoner negotiations between
the U.S. and Iran would be suspended.
Zarif was scheduled to deliver an
address to the U.N.
in NYC on Thursday.
Though he applied for a visa 25 days
before the address, the U.S. State
Department did not issue it, stating it
"didn't have enough time to issue a visa."