Tehran’s Prosecutor General Ali Salehi issued arrest warrants for dozens of former and present US officials, including former President Donald Trump, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and former Head of the CENTCOM General Kenneth Franklin McKenzie for their involvement in the assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani.
Tehran’s prosecutor general has issued a guilty plea for 73 individuals, including Trump, Pompeo and Mckenzie in connection with the assassination of Iran’s anti-terror hero in 2020.
Salehi said that the guilty plea demands a competent court issue a sentence for those convicted of involvement in the crime. He added former president, secretary of state of the Unites States as well as ex-head of the CENTCOM were charged with involvement in an act of terror that led to homicide, action against Iran’s domestic and external security and funding terrorism.
The official he had sent separate requests for judicial cooperation to 9 countries that might have played a role in the assassination of general Soleimani and his companions, or that part of terrorist attack was directed or carried out through their territory, and it received responses from their side.
The prosecutor general announced that at least 12,000 judicial documents were collected against the defendants in the case.
Salehi noted tha his country remains committed to its international obligations, including the principle of immunity for sitting government officials, but it sticks to its obligation to investigate the terrorist crime against humanity.