Iran Issues Arrest Warrant Against Trump Over
Soleimani’s Killing, Asks Interpol for
By Sputnik News
June 29, 2020 "Information
Clearing House" - Qasem Soleimani,
commander of the Revolutionary Guards’ elite
Quds Force and one of the most respected figures
in Iran, was killed in a US drone strike in
January during a goodwill visit to Iraq.
Authorities in Iran have approved a measure
to ask Interpol to put US President Donald Trump
on its international Red Notice of wanted
persons over the assassination of General Qasem
Soleimani, Iranian media including Mehr News and
the Fars News Agency have
citing judicial officials.
According to the official, judicial authorities
adopted a resolution to bring these persons to justice
and to appeal to Interpol to issue red notices against
them. If approved, Interpol would require law
enforcement agencies in other countries to facilitate
the search for and arrest of the requested suspects.
Iran’s charges against Trump and others include
‘murder’ and ‘terrorist acts’, charges which carry a
maximum penalty of death under Iran’s criminal code.
According to Alqasi-Mehr, Iran would pursue Trump’s
prosecution even after the expiry of his term as