SUARAM CONDEMNS ASSASSINATION OF IRANIAN SCIENTIST AS COWARDLY TERRORISM AND CALLS FOR UN SANCTIONS AGAINST STATE RESPONSIBLE

Press statement by Kua Kia Soong, SUARAM Adviser, 30 Nov 2020

SUARAM condemns the brazen assassination of Iran’s top scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh and urges the UN to apply sanctions against the state responsible for carrying out this terrorist action. This act of international terrorism is a direct provocation for retaliatory action by Iran and a possible flashpoint for another war in the Middle east. The former head of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), John Brennan, said the killing of the scientist was a “criminal” and “highly reckless” act that risks inflaming conflict in the region. In a series of tweets, he said Fakhrizadeh’s death “risks lethal retaliation and a new round of regional conflict”.

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