French minister calls for diplomacy after Soleimani killing

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Foreign affairs minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said it was 'essential' that Iran renounced any reprisals or retaliation, adding that no one wanted war.

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France’s foreign minister said Monday that Tehran must not retaliate over the killing of top general Qasem Soleimani in a US air strike, amid an escalating war of words between Iranian officials and President Donald Trump, reports FRANCE 24.