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Iran: UK responds to US airstrike on military commander in Iraq

The UK has responded to the airstrike carried out by the US on Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani in Iraq.

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Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said:

We have always recognised the aggressive threat posed by the Iranian Quds force led by Qasem Soleimani. Following his death, we urge all parties to de-escalate. Further conflict is in none of our interests.

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Published 3 January 2020
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