Congressman Austin Scott

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Rep. Austin Scott on Death of Qassem Soleimani

January 3, 2020
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, today made the following statement on the death of Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps- Quds Force, a designated terrorist organization:

“For years, Iran has used proxies to attack and kill American soldiers and our partner forces. Qassem Soleimani was the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps- Quds Force, a designated terrorist organization, was responsible for these attacks. With his death, we must be prepared for any retaliatory actions and continue to work with partners to ensure stability in the region and any areas where Iran’s proxies are currently operating," said Rep. Scott.

 

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