US terrorist move in Baghdad violation of intl. law

Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia Valery Gerasimov, in a message on Monday, expressed his condolences over the assassination of Lt. Gen. Soleimani by the US, noting that the terrorist move is a clear violation of international regulations.

In his message to Chief of Staff of Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagher, he referred to Lt. Gen. Soleimani as a wise commander with high capabilities in the Middle East. 

The Russian General also admired his efforts in combat with terrorism in the region.