Mike Pompeo: Soleimani's murder re-imposed the deterrence equation

Washington-ALSHARQIYA  January 14 : US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that Iranian General Qassim Soleimani was killed as part of a broader strategy to deter challenges posed by US opponents that also apply to China and Russia Pompeo said in a speech at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University that There is a greater strategy behind the killing of Soleimani, which is the Iranian foreign espionage unit and the paramilitary force in the Revolutionary Guards. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo revealed that all Iraqi leaders have told him on private councils that they support the American military presence in their country despite public calls for the departure of American soldiers from Iraq and Pompeo stressed in his speech that the United States will eventually reach a solution to the status of its forces inside Iraq and will work With elected Iraqi leaders to locate the right place for those forces 


Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Muhammad Tawfiq Allawi called on the House of Representatives to hold an extraordinary session in order to vote on granting confidence to the government next Monday, the 24th of this month.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said it cannot become natural or routine for Iranians, through their proxies in Iraq, to ​​endanger Americans ’lives.

Political sources in Baghdad said that the speaker of the Iraqi parliament, Muhammad al-Halbousi, stipulated that a specific date for early elections be included in the government program