Killing of Qassem Soleimani escalates U.S.-Iran tensions

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Iraq offended on said it's a drone strike targeting Major General Qassem Soleimani was aimed at deterring future attacks by Iran it's part of president trump so called maximum pressure campaign against the Iranians but there were fears that the killing of Salah Mahdi a revered figure in Iran and some other places in the Middle East could see simmering tensions between the US and Iran turn explosive now this morning many world leaders are calling for a de escalation including the heads of Germany and France president of Syria Bashar al Assad in a message to around supreme leader though calling the strikes a treacherous and Carolee powerfully act of aggression local lawmakers weighing in this hour to including Massachusetts right by on a Presley twitchy says president trump's actions have quote serious consequences on our collective humanity end quote going on to say the US is not a dictatorship and senator Warren who again is running for president to solo money was a murderer but the move escalates the situation with Iran and our priority must be to avoid another

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