Iran has issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump and 35 others over the killing of most sensible normal Qassem Soleimani and has requested Interpol for lend a hand, Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr mentioned on Monday, consistent with the Fars news company.
The United States killed Soleimani, chief of the Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Force, with a drone strike in Iraq on Jan. 3. Washington accused Soleimani of masterminding assaults by way of Iranian-aligned militias on US forces within the area.
Alqasimehr mentioned the warrants were issued on fees of homicide and terrorist motion. He mentioned Iran had requested Interpol to factor a “red notice” in search of the arrest of Trump and the opposite people the Islamic Republic accuses of collaborating within the killing of Soleimani.
Alqasimehr mentioned the gang incorporated different US army and civilian officers however didn’t supply additional main points.
US Iran envoy Brian Hook mentioned the warrant was once a “propaganda stunt” at a news convention in Saudi Arabia.
“Our assessment is that Interpol does not intervene and issue red notices … (of) a political nature,” he mentioned.
“This is a political nature. This has nothing to do with national security, international peace or promoting stability … It is a propaganda stunt that no-one takes seriously.”
Interpol mentioned in a commentary that its charter forbade it to adopt “any intervention or activities of a political, military, religious or racial character”.
“Therefore, if or when any such requests were to be sent to the General Secretariat,” it added, “… Interpol would not consider requests of this nature.”
Alqasimehr mentioned Iran would proceed to pursue the subject after Trump left place of job.
The killing of Soleimani introduced the United States and Iran to the threshold of armed struggle after Iran retaliated by way of firing missiles at American goals in Iraq a number of days later.