Iran does not want war or tensions escalate: Javad Zarif
Iran's Foreign Minister Jawad Zarif said in his Twitter message following Iran's counter-attack that Iran had taken appropriate measures in its defence under Article 51 of the UN Charter.
Iran took & concluded proportionate measures in self-defense under Article 51 of UN Charter targeting base from which cowardly armed attack against our citizens & senior officials were launched.— Javad Zarif (@JZarif) January 8, 2020
We do not seek escalation or war, but will defend ourselves against any aggression.
At the same time, he wrote that Iran does not want war or tensions, but we will defend ourselves against any aggression.
News of the Iranian invasion in Iraq spreads, the stock market in Asia dropped sharply, while investors started investing in Japanese yen and gold to secure investment, which increased their prices.
In addition, oil prices reached the highest level for several months in the Middle East following conflicts and uncertainty in the Middle East.
After the Iranian invasion, the US Federal Aviation Administration banned US planes from Iran, Iraq, the Gulf of Oman as well as the west coast between Iran and Saudi Arabia.