Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took the lead again Tuesday defending the decision to kill Iran military leader General Qasem Soleimani as a deadly stampede of mourners overshadowed Soleimani’s hometown burial.
During a news conference, Pompeo scoffed at claims Soleimani was on a diplomatic mission in Iraq at the time of his death. It was a claim made by Iran’s foreign minister. As the rhetoric of revenge flows from Iran, there’s also mourning some of which turned deadly.
High emotions in a multitude of thousands led to a stampede Tuesday in Soleimani’s hometown of Kerman. Dozens were killed and hundreds injured.
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