Iraq was attacked in many places trump said or hit 52 places in Iran

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 Iraq was attacked in many places trump said or hit 52 places in Iran


On April 4, Baghdads green zone, the jadriya community and the Balad Air Force Base stationed by the US forces were attacked again, and the US Iraq conflict was on the verge of breaking out. Trump issued a warning that if Iran attacks any American or US assets, it will attack 52 locations in Iran. Leaders of France, Russia and other countries expressed concern.

Infographic: Kassem Sulaimani.

Multiple attacks

On January 4 local time, the Balad Air base, which is used by US forces in northern Baghdad, Iraq, was attacked by rockets.

Two Katyusha rockets exploded inside the base, the report said.

In the early morning of January 3 local time, according to a statement issued by the Iraqi security services, three missiles were attacked near Baghdad International Airport, two vehicles were destroyed and several people died.

Iraqi security forces sources said earlier that the green zone in the center of Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, exploded again on January 4. According to local media, the rocket may have landed near the US embassy in Iraq.

According to Sky News, citing the Iraqi military, several rockets landed at Baghdads green zone, the jadriya community and the Balad Air Force base, where U.S. forces are based, but did not cause death.

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, has been hit by missiles, BBC reporter nafiseh kohnavard wrote on twitter Shortly after hearing the explosion, American helicopters circled over Baghdad.

Earlier, the Iraqi militia group Allah brigades issued a warning to Iraqi security forces through a Lebanese television station, asking them not to step within a kilometer of the US military base from Sunday night.

Trump again warns

Irans top leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, said in a statement Wednesday that Iran would take tough revenge on the incident and condemned the US militarys killing of Sulaimani as a heinous crime.. At the same time, Irans Supreme National Security Council issued a statement saying that it would retaliate against the United States at the right time and place and that the United States must bear all consequences for this.

Abu Hamza, commander of Irans Revolutionary Guard, said Iran decided to retaliate against 35 targets of the United States and Israels Tel Aviv, Reuters reported Thursday.

President trump of the United States. Photo by Chen Meng, reporter of China News Agency

Subsequently, trump responded to the Iranian leaders declaration of revenge threat in a series of tweets on the 4th. If Iran attacks any American, or US assets, it will attack 52 locations in Iran, trump said

Washington and New York are on alert for fear of retaliation from Iran. The mayor of Washington, D.C., reminded the public to contact law enforcement immediately if any suspicious activity is found.

Multi concern

According to reports, French President Marcon spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the 3rd local time. The two leaders called on all parties concerned in the Middle East to exercise restraint and prevent further escalation of the regional situation.

Markron also said that the fight against terrorism remains the top priority in the region, and France will continue to work with the international community to fight against extremist organizations such as the Islamic state. Markron and Putin agreed to continue to maintain close communication on the situation in Iraq in the next few days.

On April 4, Chinese State Councilor and foreign minister Wang Yi telephoned Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Zarif at his request. Wang Yi expressed that the US military adventure violates the basic norms of international relations and will aggravate regional tensions and turbulence. China opposes the use of force in international relations. There is no way out for military means, and extreme pressure is even more impractical.

China urges the United States not to abuse force and seek solutions through dialogue. China will uphold an objective and just position and play a constructive role in maintaining peace and security in the Middle East and the Gulf region.

On the same day, a NATO spokesman announced a suspension of activities in Iraq. The British Foreign Office also urged citizens to avoid going to Iraq and Iran.

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