Wang Yi haa, the Chinese Foreign Minister has according to a statement by the Chinese foreign ministry, told Iran’s Prime Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif in a telephone call that the US should not “abuse force” after Iranian top military leader, Maj.-Gen. Qassem Soleimani, Commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, was killed in a US airstrike on his convoy at Baghdad airport on Friday rising the tension of another World War.
Wang according to the statement, said instead America should seek solutions through dialogue.
“The dangerous US military operation violates the basic norms of international relations and will aggravate regional tensions and turbulence. China opposes the use of force in international relations. There is no way out for military means, nor for extreme pressure,” the ministry quoted Wang as saying.
The airstrike that killed Maj.-Gen. Qassem Soleimani on Friday, was ordered by US President Donald Trump, has since generated a lot of controversies and reactions from world leaders.