Islamic movement in Nigeria condemns “provocative” US air strike in Iraq ordered by Trump Updated for 2021

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Updated: March 5, 2021

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria on Friday “strongly condemned the provocative airstrike ordered by President Trump that led to the death of the Iranian top general and Guards Commander, Quaseem Soleimani and the Iraqi Commander, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis”.

The condemnation statement was issued by Ibrahim Musa, President Media Forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria.

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The movement said the two commanders were “martyred following a drone strike specially ordered by president Trump”.

The movement said Trump’s action “has dangerously made the world on the edge of a very destructive war”.

“The Islamic Movement sends condolences to both the leaders and peoples of Iran and Iraq for these colossal loses, and share their grief at this trying moment,” the statement added.

Below is the full press statement

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Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba
Simon Ateba covers the White House, the U.S. government, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions for Today News Africa in Washington D.C. Simon can be reached on simonateba@todaynewsafrica.com

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