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Does the crisis in Ukraine related to US base attack?

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Reports are emerging that on 12 Friday, Iran has targeted the US military base and consulate in Erbil Iraq, with as many as six missiles.

© ASAAD NIAZI (AFP)Video showing an attack by Iranian missiles on a US base in Erbil Iraq have many wondering if the attack is related to the crisis in Ukraine.

So far, officials with the Department of Defense have said no US casualties have been reported.

Does the crisis in Ukraine relate to the attack?

With global tensions high, many are wondering if the strike was motivated by the US' involvement in the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

At this point, it does not appear that the conflict in eastern Europe was a contributing factor. 

Rather, the attack in Erbil is reportedly related to the killing of two Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) leaders in an Israeli air attack that took place in Syria earlier this week.

Tensions have been increasing between the US and Iran over the last few years, prompted primarily from former-President Trump's rejection of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), otherwise known as the Iranian Nuclear Agreement.

In January 2020, Iran conducted a similar attack on a US base in retaliation for the killing of IRGC general Qasem Soleimani.

Since President Biden took office, the two countries have failed to return to the negotiating table over Iran's nuclear ambitions. These factors help to highlight that there are many other reasons, outside of the conflict in Ukraine, that could have motivated the attack.

Does Iran support the Russian invasion of Ukraine?

Western media has made it very clear that Russia's targeting of Ukraine has brought Europe, Canada, and the United States closer together. Very little has been reported on Russia's geo-strategic alliances and how other countries are interpreting the invasion.

One of President Putin's first calls after declaring his intention to invade Ukraine was to Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi who told the Russian leader that he supported his decision and affirmed that “NATO expansion is a serious threat to the security and stability of independent nations.” Some Iranians have taken to the streets to protests President Putin's actions, showing that support from the Russian regime is not uniform in the country.

When the United States announced additional sanctions on Russia in early March, White House officials said that they were going to take an approach roe similar to that of Iran.

This news came after the European Union announced that various Russian banks would be prohibited from using the SWIFT banking system. When various Iranian banks were removed, Russia provided them with a connection to their global transaction system.

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Salam at first Iran has targeted  secret Zionist training centers in Erbil Iraq which America has tried to call it American  centers likewise embassy  & etc .

secondly  Iran has not supported  Invasion  of Russia  to Ukraine  but on the other hand asked for peace & solving root causes of conflict in opposition  to America 's claim for accusing  Iran to supporting  war & invasion  of Russia  to Ukraine .

US Base, Mossad Training Centers in Northern Iraq Targeted in Ballistic Missile Attack: Reports


There are also reports suggesting that Washington’s new consulate building and two advanced training centers run by Israeli spy agency, Mossad, in Erbil have been targeted in the missile attack.

Security forces are on high alert, and the roads to Erbil airport have been closed, Press TV reported.

Some reports indicate that the alarm sirens have also been activated in the US embassy inside the highly secured Green Zone of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.

American officials have claimed that that the attacks have been ensued with no casualties. A US State Department spokesperson called it an "outrageous attack" but said no Americans were hurt and there was no damage to US government facilities in Erbil.



Iran Decries US for Bringing Up New Subjects in Vienna Talks


TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian took a swipe at the US for raising new subjects in the course of Vienna negotiations on the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal, highlighting Tehran’s resolve to clinch a good, robust and sustainable agreement.


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