The US-Iran Tension


President Donald Trump has not indicated that the United States will respond militarily to Iran’s attacks on Iraqi bases hosting US troops, signaling a de-escalation in a major crisis triggered by the US assassination of a top Iranian commander.

Iran had pledged retaliatory attacks against the US for last week’s killing of Qassem Soleimani, the country’s most powerful and revered military leader, whom Washington accused of plotting imminent attacks against US forces in the region. Pope appeals to the US and Iran to pursue dialogue, self-restraint Pope Francis urged the US and Iran to avoid escalation and pursue dialogue and self-restraint to avert wider conflict in the Middle East.



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