The Iranian government has issued an arrest warrant for the President of the United States, Donald Trump over the killing of its top general, Qassem Soleimani.
Soleimani was killed in Iraq by US drone on January 3.
Trump’s arrest warrant was disclosed by Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr.
The government also asked the Interpol for help to arrest the US President and 35 others whose name were not disclosed.
Donald Trump will face murder and terrorism charges, according to ISNA news agency.
Washington blamed Soleimani, the leader of the Revolutionary Guards Quds Force, for masterminding Iran-aligned militia attacks on US forces in the region.
Iran has requested a ‘red notice’ for Trump, which represents the highest level arrest request issued by Interpol.
The lawyer said the government will continue to pursue Trump’s arrest after the end of his presidency.
Metro News said Interpol in Lyon, France has not responded to its query for comment.
The warrants for arrest exposes the high tension between the US and Iran.
It could be recalled that Trump withdrew America from Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers.
With the arrest notice, Trump’s travel might be limited as he is put on the spot.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.