Iran minister tells US: ‘Get the hell out of our region’ after attacks

Iran telecommunications Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi. (File photo: AP)

After Iran launched missile attacks on US targets in Iraq, the country’s telecommunication minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromitweeted: “Get the hell out of our region” in Iran’s first official reaction to the attacks.

Iran said it launched missile attacks on US-led forces in Iraq in the early hours of Wednesday in retaliation for the US drone strike killing Iran’s Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani.

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