Trump: ‘This was done to stop a war, not start a war’

Donald Trump has said the US airstrike that killed a top Iranian general was designed to prevent a war – not start one.

The US President claimed Major General Qassem Soleimani had been planning “imminent and sinister attacks on US diplomats and military personnel” before he died in the drone strike in Iraq.

Watch President Trump’s announcement of the commander’s death as he says the action should have been taken long ago.

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