US politician and senator Bernie Sanders tweeted that the assassination of Iranian Deputy Defense Minister Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was “irrational, provocative and illegal.”
“We must not allow that to happen,” Sanders said, the best way is “#diplomacy”, not “manslaughter”
This comes as, top and most senior Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated near Tehran, the Iranian Defense Ministry confirms.
The scientist died following the attack in Absard, Damavand count, western intelligence agencies viewed him behind Iran’s covert nuclear armaments.
Iranian officials, including President Hassan Rouhani and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, have blamed #Israel for the assassination.