Burning wreckage after the air strike near Baghdad airport early on Friday. Photo: AFP Burning wreckage after the air strike near Baghdad airport early on Friday. Photo: AFP
Burning wreckage after the air strike near Baghdad airport early on Friday. Photo: AFP

China calls for calm after top Iranian military leader killed in US air strike

  • Beijing ‘highly concerned’ about escalating tensions in the Middle East and urges all sides, especially the US, to exercise restraint
  • As conflict between Tehran and Washington worsens, observers expect Iran to move closer to China and Russia

Topic |   US-Iran tensions
Burning wreckage after the air strike near Baghdad airport early on Friday. Photo: AFP Burning wreckage after the air strike near Baghdad airport early on Friday. Photo: AFP
Burning wreckage after the air strike near Baghdad airport early on Friday. Photo: AFP
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