the Committee on appropriations, house of representatives, the U.S. Congress approved an amendment to the military budget for the 2021 fiscal year, which prohibits American President Donald Trump to start a war with Iran. About it reports TASS.
it is Noted that the amendment prohibits funding for combat operations against Iran, which was initiated without the approval of U.S. lawmakers. In support of the initiative spoke 30 legislators, 22 were against it.
At the same time, was approved two amendments, which include the opinion provided by the U.S. President in 2001 and 2002 permits the use of military force.
the First of these resolutions, adopted in 2001, gives right to the White house to order the use of military force against terrorists responsible for the September 11 attacks. However, it is noted that actually the United States and will be conducted any of its operations against extremists in foreign countries, based on the resolution.
the Second resolution from 2002 gives you the ability to use military force against terrorists in Iraq. The American administration relied on the authorization for the operation against General elite Iranian special forces, “al-Quds” Islamic revolutionary guard Corps (IRGC) Qassem Soleimani.
on 7 July it was reported that the UN representative said that the killing by the Americans of General violate international law. The representative of the organization noted that Washington failed to present evidence justifying the attack on the convoy, where he was a General.
the Situation around Iran escalated sharply after the US attack in the area of the Baghdad airport the night of 3 January, which killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani. In response to Tehran on the night of 8 January, fired dozens of missiles at American targets in Iraq. Successful operation was called “Martyr Soleimani”. In the United States have reported no casualties and minimal damage to military bases.