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The Iranian prosecutor’s office issues an arrest warrant for Trump over Soleimani’s death

June 29, 2020

The Iranian prosecutor issued an arrest warrant on Monday against the President of the United States, Donald Trump, for the death of Qasem Soleimani, chief of the Quds Force of the Revolutionary Guard, in a bomb attack that took place at the state’s airport in January of Iraq, Baghdad.

Tehran’s prosecutor, Ali Qasimehr, has detailed that arrest warrants have been issued against 36 people, including Trump, for their role in Soleimani’s death. He pointed out that “political and military positions in the United States and other governments” were among those sought.

Qasimehr emphasized that the arrest warrants had been sent to Interpol and added that the charges against those involved included “murder” and “terrorist attack”, as reported by the Iranian news agency Mehr.

The Iranian prosecutor’s office issues an arrest warrant for Trump over Soleimani’s deathThe Iranian prosecutor’s office issues an arrest warrant for Trump over Soleimani’s death

“President Donald Trump is first on the list and will try to be tried even after his term ends,” he stressed before adding that the arrest warrants were issued by Soleimani as part of an investigation into the death.