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U.S. 'self-defense' argument for killing Soleimani meets skepticism

Reuters Saturday, 4 January 2020
The Trump administration on Friday justified its killing of a top Iranian general as an act of self-defense, trying to deflect accusations that it violated international law and concerns raised by legal experts and a senior U.N. rights investigator.
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Iran's Foreign Minister Calls US Soleimani Strike an Act of Terrorism and War. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif made the comments during an interview with an NPR reporter. Zarif called the U.S. drone strike that killed Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani "a cowardly armed attack" that "amounts to war."...

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