Iranian Member of Parliament Abolfazl Abutorabi has threatened to launch an attack on American soil in retaliation to the airstrike that killed General Qassem Soleimani.
Abutorabi made the threat during an open session of parliament in Tehran a few days after Soleimani’s death. He said that Iran can attack White House itself and that the country has the means to do so.
We can attack the White House itself, we can respond to them on the American soil. We have the power, and God willing we will respond in an appropriate timeAbolfazl Abutorabi
He went on to say that it was a declaration of war against the United States of America where he noted that they cannot afford to hesitate to respond.
When someone declares war do you want to respond to the bullets with flowers? They will shoot you in the headAbolfazl Abutorabi
Tensions have been rising in the Middle East since Friday when US President Donald Trump ordered an airstrike at Baghdad International Airport.
The Iraqi parliament has since voted for US troops to be expelled from the country. The country’s media office stated the vote will obligate the government to work towards ending the presence of all foreign troops on Iraqi soil.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani released a statement through his administration stating that the country would not observe limitations on its enrichment of uranium as well as research and development in its nuclear activities.
Donald Trump has, however, warned that the US would strike back harder at Iran if it retaliated over the killing of General Soleimani.
These Media Posts wll serve as notification to the United States Congress that should Iran strike any US person or target, the United States will quickly & fully strike back, & perhaps in a disproportionate manner. Such legal notice is not required, but is given nevertheless.Donald Trump
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