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FEARS OF MAJOR CONFLICT IN MIDDLE EAST AS IRAN VOWS TO AVENGE KILLING OF GENERAL  

US orders 3,000 troops to the region as tensions rise following killing of powerful general Qassem Suleimani. The Middle East is starting the decade under the shadow of a major new conflict, as Iran vows to take revenge for the US drone strike that killed its most powerful general, Qassem Suleimani. The Pentagon ordered 3,000 reinforcements to the region, diplomats were reportedly told to pack their bags in case of sudden evacuation, and the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, called his counterparts around the world to try to persuade them the US was “committed to de-escalation”.

In Syria and Iraq there was some rejoicing at the death of a ruthless military commander implicated in tens of thousands of civilian deaths, but the general reaction in world capitals was apprehension over what would come next. “This is a moment in which leaders must exercise maximum restraint,” the UN secretary general, António Guterres, said. “The world cannot afford another war in the Gulf.” Read more HERE.

US orders 3,000 troops to the region as tensions rise following killing of powerful general Qassem Suleimani. The Middle East is starting the decade under the shadow of a major new conflict, as Iran vows to take revenge for the US drone strike that killed its most powerful general, Qassem Suleimani. The Pentagon ordered 3,000 reinforcements to the region, diplomats were reportedly told to pack their bags in case of sudden evacuation, and the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, called his counterparts around the world to try to persuade them the US was “committed to de-escalation”.

In Syria and Iraq there was some rejoicing at the death of a ruthless military commander implicated in tens of thousands of civilian deaths, but the general reaction in world capitals was apprehension over what would come next. “This is a moment in which leaders must exercise maximum restraint,” the UN secretary general, António Guterres, said. “The world cannot afford another war in the Gulf.” Read more HERE.

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Published on 03/01/2020 @ 20h30   | |