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Trump backs off threat to attack Iranian cultural sites amid rising tensions after Soleimani death

USATODAY.com Tuesday, 7 January 2020
Trump walked back a threat to target Iranian cultural sites if Tehran retaliates for the killing of the country's top general, Qasem Soleimani.
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would obey international law on avoiding targeting cultural sites in military attacks, walking back a threat he made against Iran days earlier.

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