Russian Foreign Ministry: Assassination of Soleimani “reckless move” which escalates tension in the region

Moscow, SANA- Russian Foreign Ministry stressed that the assassination of leader of al-Quds Failaq, Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani is a “reckless move” by the US administration which will lead to escalate tension in the whole region.

RT quoted a source at the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying in a statement on Friday that Soleimani was sincerely serving the issue of defending Iran’s national interests, expressing condolences to the Iranian people.

Earlier, Iraqi Popular Mobilization spokesman announced the martyrdom of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani and Deputy Chairman of Popular Mobilization commission Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis in a US missile aggression targeting their cars on Baghdad airport road.

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