Global news outlet
Jan. 6, 2020
Major General Qasem Suleiman killed by USA forces in Iraq following orders from USA president Trump has received a martyr,s funeral in Iran with the supreme leader Ali Khamani and president Hassan Rouhani joining Iranians in paying their last respects.
President Trump said he gave orders for the killing of General Suleiman by USA forces in Bagdad airport using missiles launched from a drone because of the many hundreds of USA forces whose death he masterminded in the region .
The reactions to the death of Iranian general Suleiman were mixed , many democratic leaders in the USA congress including speaker Nancy Pelosi questioned the timing without briefing of the house while republicans including senate majority leader Mc Connell praised President Trump for the killing .
Iran has vowed to revenge the death of General Suleiman , with close to thirty American targets marked.
President Trump countered the Iranian leaders with tweets that says America will hit fast and strong in retaliation if Iran revenge with the death of any American and or destruction of USA assets .
Many world leaders have decried the USA unilateral action as provocation that will escalate the tensions in the middle East .
The Suadie Kingdom leader sent his foreign minister to Europe immediately after the killing while Israel,s prime minister Natanyawu praised president Trump for the action .
Iraq,s parliament immediately held a vote that asked the prime minister to send USA forces out of their country .
President Trump has warned that sanctions could be placed on Iraq for the vote .
Iran has already said it will not respect the Iran deal any more and will continue with the building of it,s nuclear arsenals .
The global oil markets responded with increased in oil prices .
It is not clear when and how Iran will revenge though many think the will be no direct war with the USA .
Dr Akwo Thompson Ntuba