Iran received a decisive response from Switzerland

 Iran received a decisive response from Switzerland

Irans foreign minister, Mohammed Jawad Zarif, said Iran had responded unequivocally to bold letters from the United States.

[bold letter

After the U.S. broke off diplomatic relations with Iran in 1980, Switzerland represented the U.S. interests in Iran. Irans government summoned the temporary agent of the Swiss Embassy in Iran on the morning of the 3rd to protest against the US air strikes.

Switzerlands Foreign Ministry confirmed Thursday that the charg u00e9 daffaires A.I. of the Swiss Embassy in Iran had transmitted a letter to the United States at that time.

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Zarif told Iranian media on the evening of the 3rd that Swiss officials conveyed stupid messages from the US side on the morning of the 3rd. Iran summoned the official that night to respond decisively in writing to a bold letter from the United States.

Zarif did not specify the specific content of the message from Switzerland or the specific response from Iran.

Major general Ali fadawi, a senior official of Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guard, told Irans state television that the U.S. side resorted to diplomatic channels after the 3-day air raid. Through this channel, the US even said that if Iran wants to retaliate, the retaliation should be proportionate to the US action.

Fadawi said the US side has no right to dictate. Its going to be a tough response from the United States, not just Iran.

[great crime

U.S. air strikes Wednesday at Baghdad International Airport killed Qasim Sulaimani, commander of Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guards Holy City Brigade and Abu Mehdi muhandis, deputy commander of Iraqi Shiite militia peoples mobilization organization.

Three days of national mourning in Iran. Irans president Hassan Rouhani said Thursday that the death of Sulaimani by us air strikes is a serious crime committed by the United States against Iran, which will face long-term consequences.

Ruhani visited Sulaimanis family on the same day to express his condolences to them.

Iranian state television reported that Qatars Foreign Minister Mohammed bin abdullahman al Thani visited Iran and met with Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Zarif.

Qatars Uday air force base is an important military base of the United States in the Middle East. At the same time, Qatar and Iran have made good friends.

The Associated Press quoted Saudi officials as saying that the United States had not informed Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries in advance before launching military operations against Sulaimani.

Iraq mourned for Sulaimani and muhandis on the 4th. The Prime Minister of the caretaker government of Iraq, Adil Abdel Mehdi, the Shiite religious leader, Amal Hakim, and the former prime minister, Nuri al Maliki, attended.

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