Iran still seeks to 'kill' Donald Trump to avenge general's death

Iran is still seeking to “kill” Donald Trump to avenge the death of Donald Trump’ a general


A senior Iranian military official claimed Friday night that his country is still seeking revenge for Washington's 2020 elimination of General Qassem Soleimani, hoping to 'can kill' former US President Donald Trump. 

“We hope we can kill Trump (former US Secretary of State Mike) Pompeo and (Kenneth) McKenzie (former head of US Army Central Command in the Middle East), as well as the military officials who gave order to assassinate Soleimani, General Amirali Hajizadeh told television. the general who leads the Aerospace Force of the Revolutionary Guards, the ideological army of Iran.

The ballistic programs of the Islamic Republic worry Westerners who accuse the country of wanting to increase the range of its missiles and destabilize the Middle East and Israel, sworn enemy of Tehran.

Saturday, television State broadcast images of firing of a “new Paveh cruise missile with a range of 1,650 km”, manufactured by the Revolutionary Guards.

Former head of the Quds Force, in charge of external operations of the Revolutionary Guards, Qassem Soleimani was assassinated in Baghdad in a US raid in January 2020.

President Trump said at the time that he ordered the strike in response to a number of of attacks on US interests in Iraq.

Five days later, Iran retaliated by firing missiles at a US airbase in Iraq that housed US troops. No US soldiers were killed, but Washington said dozens suffered traumatic brain injuries as a result of the blasts.