Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held back from laughing during a Tuesday press conference when asked about Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif’s statement that Gen. Qassem Soleimani was traveling to Baghdad on a diplomatic mission.
“Anybody here believe that?” Pompeo asked reporters.
About that General Soleimani peace mission narrative… Pompeo not having it. Makes the media realize how ridiculous it sounds. pic.twitter.com/nUrtdxxbuH
— ForAmerica (@ForAmerica) January 7, 2020