Iran has asked Interpol to issue a “red notice” and direct law enforcement agencies around the world to arrest President Trump and 47 US officials over the US drone strike that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani at Baghdad airport last year, according to a report Tuesday.
“The Islamic Republic of Iran is following very seriously the prosecution and punishment of those who ordered and carried out this crime,” said Iranian judiciary spokesman Gholam Hossein Ismaili. Al Jazeera reported.
Trump B. Soleimani was killedWho led the Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and was instrumental in killing and wounding thousands of American forces in the Middle East.
In June, Interpol rejected a request by Tehran’s Attorney General, Ali Al-Qasemhr, to issue an arrest warrant for Trump, Pentagon officials and members of the US Central Command on “murder and terrorism charges.”
The International Police Agency said its constitution forbids it from taking action against a political figure.
And she says: “The organization is strictly prohibited from carrying out any interference or activities of a political, military, religious or ethnic nature.”
Iran’s chief justice, Ibrahim Raisi, has said that Trump is a target of prosecution and his political situation will not protect him from January 20 when President-elect Joe Biden takes over the White House.
Thankfully, the Trump presidency is over. But even if his term has not expired, it would be unacceptable to say that no one should be accountable to the law because of their administrative position.
Trump’s arrest request comes against the backdrop of Iran’s announcement that it will start increasing uranium enrichment by 20 percent and confiscating material South Korean tanker It increased concerns about Tehran’s retaliation against US interests in the Middle East for Soleimani.
In recent weeks, the United States has moved B-52 bombers over the Persian Gulf and sent a nuclear powered submarine to the Strait of Hormuz.
Trump also vetoed the Pentagon and It ordered the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz To stay in the area due to threats.