CIA Chief Pompeo Warns Iranian Gen. Soleimani over Iraq Aggression

(Reuters) CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Saturday he sent a letter to Iranian Maj.-Gen. Qassem Soleimani, commander of foreign operations for Iran's Revolutionary Guards, expressing concern after Soleimani indicated that forces under his control might attack U.S. forces in Iraq. Pompeo said, "We will hold him and Iran accountable for any attacks on American interests in Iraq by forces that are under their control. We wanted to make sure he and the leadership in Iran understood that in a way that was crystal clear." Iran's Fars news agency reported that Soleimani refused to accept the letter.

2017-12-04 00:00:00

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