TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held telephone conversations with a number of his counterparts from the regional and friendly states about the latest developments following the US assassination of IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani.

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In the talks with China’s Wang Yi, Tajikistan’s Sirodjidin Aslov, Turkey’s Mevlut Cavusoglu, Russia’s Sergei Lavrov, and Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, Zarif talked about the latest developments in the bilateral relations between Iran and those countries, as well as the latest developments after the martyrdom of the IRGC Quds Force commander in Iraq.

The foreign top diplomats offered their condolences over the assassination of General Soleimani to the Iranian foreign minister, government, nation and family of the deceased.

An American drone attack, carried out at the direction of US President Donald Trump, killed Major General Soleimani, the deputy head of Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi, and a number of their entourage near Baghdad International Airport in the early hours of Friday.