Jan 23, 2020 21:36 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Jan 23, 2020 21:38 Asia/Tehran]

Pretoria(IP): Thousands of Africans in Pretoria staged protest outside the US embassy to condemn Anti-Iran policy and assassination of Martyr Lt. Gen. Soleimani on Thursday.

Iran Press/Africa: Members of an alliance partner of the governing African National Congress (ANC), have gathered outside the United States'  embassy, in Pretoria, to protest against US President Donald Trump’s treatment of Iran as well as assassination of Lt. Gen. Qasem Soleimani.

The protesters also asked Trump to stop exporting wars, the lifting of unilateral sanctions; stop [extra-jurisdiction] killings, respecting the sovereignty of states in determining their own destinies; and to respect human rights, United Nations resolutions international law.

The protests held placards picturing Martyred Lieutenant General Qasim Soleimani. The motto was written on the pictures saying "We all are Soeilmanis".

“We are picketing here to protest against the US aggression in the Middle East, particularly against Iran. [Extraterritorial jurisdiction] killings, violation of international law — as you know, for instance, the killing of General Qasem Soleimani, who was killed by US instruments, "said Senior member of an alliance partner of the governing African National Congress (ANC), Solly Mapaila.


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