Iran Reportedly Wants Interpol to Arrest Trump Over Soleimani’s Killing

"Thirty-six individuals who cooperated, collaborated, and participated in the assassination of Hajj Qassem, including political and military authorities of the USA and other countries, have been identified", Alqasi-Mehr said, according to the domestic ISNA news outlet.

Gen. Qassem Soleimani and his comrades were assassinated in Baghdad International Airport on January 3, 2020 at the behest of the US President Donald Trump.

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However, finding it hard to let go, Iran issued an arrest warrant and asked Interpol to help in detaining Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out the drone strike that killed its general.

The others on the list, Iranian state media reported, were unnamed political and military officials from the U.S. and other countries that Tehran claimed had ties to the killing.

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Now Iran's senior prosecutor wants revenge and has Trump at the top of the list, saying the president will be facing prosecution "even after his term as president is over".

Interpol, based in Lyon, France, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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In January, a US drone strike in Iraq killed Soleimani, who was the leader of the Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force. Washington accused Soleimani of masterminding attacks by Iranian-aligned militias on USA forces in the region. The notices cannot force countries to arrest or extradite suspects, but can put government leaders on the spot and limit suspects' travel. Interpol has no requirement for making any of the notices public, though some do get published on its website.

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