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US-Iran tensions after Soleimani killing: All the latest updates

Japanese Defence Minister Taro Kono was set to issue the deployment order later on Friday for a warship and two P-3C patrol planes for information gathering to protect Japanese ships in the Middle East [File: Jun Dumaguing/EPA] Fears of imminent war between Iran and the United States subsided after the US assassinated a top Iranian…


Japanese Defence Minister Taro Kono became put to self-discipline the deployment repeat later on Friday for a warship and two P-3C patrol planes for records gathering to provide protection to Japanese ships in the Heart East [File: Jun Dumaguing/EPA]
Japanese Defence Minister Taro Kono became put to self-discipline the deployment repeat later on Friday for a warship and two P-3C patrol planes for records gathering to provide protection to Japanese ships in the Heart East [File: Jun Dumaguing/EPA]

Fears of coming near battle betweenIranand theUnited Statessubsided after the US assassinated a high Iranian commander and Tehran hit bases housing American troops in Iraq with ballistic missiles.

But Iran warned the US against further assaults after it launched greater than a dozen ballistic missiles on the Ain al-Assad airbase in Iraq’s Anbar province and a navy facility in Erbil on Wednesday.

Iran had pledged retaliatory assaults against the US for last week’skilling of Qassem Soleimani, the nation’s strongest and revered navy chief, whom Washington accused of plotting coming near assaults against US forces in the home.

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Listed here are the total most original updates as of Friday, January 10:

Japan PM heads to the Heart East as deliberate forward of warship dispatch

Japan‘s High MinisterShinzo Abeis continuing as deliberate with a shuttle to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Oman on the weekend, in come of dispatching a warship and patrol planes to the Heart East, despite heightened tensions in the save.

Media had reported this week the shuttle would be cancelled as tensions rose in the home after the US killing of Iranian navy commander Qassem Soleimani and a retaliatory missile assault by Iran on US forces in Iraq.

But Abe will breeze to the home as supposed from January 11-15, Chief Cupboard Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a records convention on Friday.

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Japanese Defence Minister Taro Kono became put to self-discipline the deployment repeat later on Friday for the warship and two P-3C patrol planes for records gathering to provide protection to Japanese ships in the Heart East, from which Japan will get virtually 90 p.c of its hideous oil.

Be taught earlier updateshere.

SOURCE:
Al Jazeera and records agencies

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