- Apr 8, 2006
And to top it all off, the Iraq Prime Minister says Soleimani was there by invitation for talks.It seems more and more like the threats to the US embassies which led to this assassination were all made up and there is absolutely no evidence to support it. Even the Secretary of Defense said there was no concrete evidence and it was just a belief.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper says he didn't see specific evidence Iran was plotting to strike 4 US embassiesEsper said he "shared" the view Trump described when he claimed Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani was plotting attacks against four US embassies.www.businessinsider.com
Rep. Justin Amash (Mich.), an Independent who left the Republican Party last year, said Sunday that President Trump's claim that Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani was plotting attacks against four U.S.thehill.com
So random fears and thoughts are enough to assassinate people on foreign soil. Maybe the police can start arresting us on suspicion that we might drink and drive next weekend.
when Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi addressed his country’s parliament, Trump’s justification for killing Soleimani was exposed as a cynical lie.
According to Abdul-Mahdi, he had planned to meet Soleimani on the morning the general was killed to discuss a diplomatic rapproachment that Iraq was brokering between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Abdul-Mahdi said that Trump personally thanked him for the efforts, even as he was planning the hit on Soleimani – thus creating the impression that the Iranian general was safe to travel to Baghdad.
Iraqi PM reveals Soleimani was on peace mission when assassinated, exploding Trump’s lie of ‘imminent attacks’
The Trump administration claimed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani was planning "imminent attacks" on US interests when it assassinated him. That lie was just destroyed, but not before countless corporate media outlets transmitted it to the
Adel Abdul Mahdi (left), Iraq's caretaker prime minister, said he was due to meet with top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani (right) on the day he was killed in Baghdad on Friday.