“If Iran attacks any of our citizens, including one of the 52 people named yesterday, it will have dire consequences,” Jack Sullivan said Sunday. The U.S. National Security Adviser responded to announcements from Tehran on Saturday by adding more than 50 U.S. citizens to its list of individuals accused of involvement in decision-making or organization. Removal of General Suleiman.
The new sanctions come on the second anniversary of the assassination of Iran’s powerful General Qasim Suleimani, who was killed in a US airstrike in Baghdad in early 2020. Then President Donald Trump.
The list includes the head of the U.S. staff and a former ambassador to the UN
“The United States will protect and defend its citizens, including those who currently serve in the United States and those who have served in the past,” Jack Sullivan said in a statement.
On Saturday, Tehran added more than 50 U.S. citizens to its list of those accused of plotting to overthrow General Suleiman or of plotting to assassinate him.
Fifty names added by Iran on Saturday include US Chief of Staff Mark Millie and former US Ambassador to the UN Nicki Haley. “It seems I have to cancel my vacation in Iran …” Nicky Haley tweeted Sunday.
Looks like I have to cancel my vacation trip to Iran https://t.co/25sPPm2kSm
– Nicki Haley (NikkiHaley) January 9, 2022
The Biden administration is responsible for Trump’s decision on Iran
On Monday, Iranian President Ibrahim Rice threatened to retaliate against former US leaders, including Donald Trump, during a rally in Tehran to mark the anniversary of the assassination of the general.
Iran announced a few days ago that Joe Biden’s current US administration was “responsible” for Donald Trump’s decision to remove Solomon.
On January 3, 2020, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) sprayed the vehicle of Qasim Suleiman, the creator of the Iranian strategy in the Middle East.
The night attack on the road to Baghdad International Airport raised fears of an open war between two historic enemies, Tehran and Washington.