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Nov 27, 2020
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Iranian Judiciary Official Ali Bagheri: Iran Will Take Legal Action Against Trump For Assassination Of Fakhrizadeh, Soleimani, Once He Leaves Office

#8505 | 01:24
Source: Channel 3 (Iran)

Ali Bagheri, the Secretary of the Iranian Judiciary's Human Rights Council, advised U.S. President Donald Trump in a November 27, 2020 interview on Channel 3 (Iran) to rent a room in the White House from President Elect-Joe Biden, because once he leaves office he will face a serious prosecutorial process against him on the part of Iran. He said that Iran will take legal action against Trump for his "crimes against the Iranian nation," in particular the assassination of Qasem Soleimani and Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. He also warned that regarding the recent assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran will be prosecuting Israel and European countries that do not denounce the assassination.

Ali Bagheri: "I am hereby announcing to the Iranian public that the end of Trump's presidency marks the beginning of a serious process of taking care of Trump's transgressions and crimes against the Iranian nation, particularly the assassination of the martyr [Qasem] Soleimani. According to international law, presidents have legal immunity regarding any steps they take. But when his presidency is over, so is his [immunity]. The end of Trump's presidency marks the start of a process of serious legal steps on the part of the Islamic Republic of Iran against Trump. We suggest that if he wants to be safe from Iran's legal prosecution, he should rent a room from Biden and remain in the White House. But the moment he leaves the White House, he will be subject to the legal prosecution of the Islamic Republic of Iran. The same is true regarding this crime [of assassinating Fakhrizadeh]."

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"I emphasize that with regard to this issue, we will not be satisfied with [prosecuting] only the Zionist regime. Our prosecution will also be targeting European countries, unless they denounce this action."

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