Below is a press release issued by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 03/01/2020.
The UK has responded to the airstrike carried out by the US on Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani in Iraq.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said:
“We have always recognised the aggressive threat posed by the Iranian Quds force led by Qasem Soleimani. Following his death, we urge all parties to de-escalate. Further conflict is in none of our interests.”