Donald trump and Michael Penny at a meeting with advisers White domfoto: Reuters
In Russia estimated the risk of starting a war between the US and Iran. The head of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev wrote on Facebook.
According to the Senator, in the foreseeable future, the U.S. and Iran will not start a war “neither in the nuclear nor in the hybrid option.” “Opponents managed to stop at the edge of the abyss, breaking the circle of mutual accusations of aggression”, — he stressed.
The MP added that Iran has behaved in a “highly civilized,” despite the killing of the United States one of the main persons in the power hierarchy. In turn, the Baghdad showed the highest quality of respect for national dignity and the respect of its sovereignty, denying the Americans in future military presence on its territory.
Kosachev said that the two countries have been zeroing claims, when each of the parties considers himself the winner. “Thus begins a new game of “who will blink first”, and this game is any better new air strikes and new attacks on the Embassy,” he concluded.
Earlier, the international Committee of the state Duma commented on the statement of U.S. President Donald trump on Iran. The American leader has realized the perfect mistake and they found the easiest way out of the situation, said in Moscow. In addition, anti-Iranian US sanctions will allow to avoid the use of force in the region.
On the night of 8 January, the Iranian Islamic revolutionary guard Corps (IRGC) launched a missile strike on military targets in Iraq. The attack was a response to the deaths in Baghdad the commander of the special forces “al-Quds” major General Qassem Soleimani as a result of American air strikes. The operation was called “Martyr Soleimani”. The object was released 15 missiles of a class “earth — earth”. Iran reported the death of 80 Americans. In the United States, in turn, indicated that there were no casualties.
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