By Developers Think • 06 January 2020 • 9:35
Qassem Soleimani's daughter warns 'crazy Trump' a 'dark day' is coming
Senior Iranian figures including the country’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei attended the general’s funeral on Monday, where his daughter Zeinab Soleimani said the US and its ally Israel would both face repercussions.
In an address broadcast live on state television, she said: “Crazy Trump, don’t think that everything is over with my father’s martyrdom.”
She added that a “dark day” would befall the US and Israel as a result of his death in Baghdad on Friday.
Her statement came after her father’s replacement General Esmail Ghaani, who now leads the Quds unit of Iran’s revolutionary guard, said he would get “rid of America from the region”.
Speaking ahead of the funeral in Tehran, he said: “God the almighty has promised to get his revenge, and God is the main avenger. Certainly actions will be taken.”
Share this story
Subscribe to our Euro Weekly News alerts to get the latest stories into your inbox!
By signing up, you will create a Euro Weekly News account if you don’t already have one. Review our
Deirdre Tynan is an award-winning journalist who enjoys bringing the best in news reporting to Spain’s largest English-language newspaper, Euro Weekly News. She has previously worked at The Mirror, Ireland on Sunday and for news agencies, media outlets and international organisations in America, Europe and Asia. A huge fan of British politics and newspapers, Deirdre is equally fascinated by the political scene in Madrid and Sevilla.
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Downlaod our media pack in either English or Spanish.