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Trump has threatened to strike 52 targets in Iran

Трамп пригрозил нанести удары по 52 целям в Иране

The President of the United States Donald trump promised to deliver “fast and strong shock” for 52 goals in Iran in case of an attack on the Americans after the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. The number of objects that symbolizes the 52 American hostages “occupied by Iran”.

“Let this serve as a warning. If Iran strikes on Americans or American targets, we chose the 52 Iranian targets, symbolizing the 52 American hostages held by Iran many years ago,” trump wrote in his Twitter.

What purpose is it, the us President said. According to him, some of them “are very significant and important for Iran and Iranian culture.” “The United States doesn’t want any threats,” said trump.


The US President mentioned the hostage-taking that took place in November 1979 at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. Then radical activists seized the building of the diplomatic mission and demanded from Washington of the extradition of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, who fled to the United States before the Islamic revolution. Some diplomats were released, but 52 people were in captivity for more than a year.

In the night of 3 December, the United States struck the area near the airport of Baghdad and killed the head of the special forces, “al-Quds” Islamic revolutionary guard Corps (IRGC) Qassem Soleimani. The attack was carried out by order of trump, who called the Iranian commander “the terrorist number one”.

Tehran vowed to avenge the killing of its military and give “crushing response” of the United States. The permanent representative of Iran to the United Nations Majid Takht-Ravanchi compared the murder of Soleimani with the Declaration of war. According to CNN, the U.S. administration expects the attacks to their sites from Tehran for several weeks.

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