A major supporter of assassination of Iranian General was the head of the state Department, the article says The Washington Post.
U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo was the chief supporter of the murder of the Iranian General Soleimani careme in the American administration and for several months tried to persuade the President of Donald trump to eliminate it. This January 6, the newspaper reported the Washington Post.
According to the publication, trump and the Pentagon for a long time disagreed on this operation. Moreover, the military has been against the increasing pressure on Iran.
The situation changed after December 27, when the shelling of a military base near Kirkuk killed an American civilian contractor.
Two days later, Pompeo, Minister of defense mark Esper and the Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff mark Milly went to the club trump in Florida and offered him a variety of options for retaliation.
In the end, the American leader succumbed to the persuasion Pompeo and espera and agreed to murder Soleimani.
According to The Washington Post, immediately after the dissolution of Soleimani Pompeo tried to enlist the support of European allies. However, the EU said that the us attack could put an end to the peaceful solution of the nuclear issue of Iran and threatens their embassies in Baghdad and Tehran.
“The United States is not in any way contributed to the renewal of the agreement with Iran on uranium enrichment, and now want everyone applauded them”,? the publication said one European diplomat.
The author argues that tough anti-Iranian stance Pompeo can use in order to enlist the support of the Israeli lobby in order to further develop his political career.