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Iran responding to US by cutting off America's "leg" in region: Report

President Hassan Rouhani made his comments after Iran launched missile strikes on U.S. targets in Iraq, an action that Tehran said was in retaliation to a U.S. drone strike that killed Soleimani last week.

January 08, 2020 / 03:11 PM IST

Iran's president told the United States on Wednesday that Washington might have "cut off the arm" of General Qassem Soleimani but America's "leg" in the region would be cut off in response, Iran's Fars news agency reported.

President Hassan Rouhani made his comments after Iran launched missile strikes on U.S. targets in Iraq, an action that Tehran said was in retaliation to a U.S. drone strike that killed Soleimani last week.
Reuters
first published: Jan 8, 2020 02:55 pm
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