US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in England in December. Photo: dpa US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in England in December. Photo: dpa
US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in England in December. Photo: dpa

Trump backs off threat to bomb Iran’s cultural sites, saying ‘I like to obey the law’

  • US president faced strong criticism after insisting he has right to order such attacks, which critics say would be war crimes
  • Top aides say killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani saved American lives from danger that was only ‘days away’

Topic |   US-Iran tensions
US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in England in December. Photo: dpa US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in England in December. Photo: dpa
US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in England in December. Photo: dpa
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