‘World is much safer’: Toronto’s Iranian community reacts to U.S. airstrike that killed Iranian commander



Members of Toronto’s Iranian community say the news that Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani was killed in a targeted attack by the United States at Baghdad’s international airport Friday means the world is a safer place.

Soleimani led Iran’s elite Quds Force that is responsible for the country’s foreign campaigns. The strike also killed many of Soleimani’s associates.

A demonstration by Iranian Canadians supporting the strike took place at Mel Lastman Square in Toronto Friday afternoon.

“I am part of the Canadian-Iranian community celebrating the elimination of one of the most notorious authorities in Iran,” protester Hosein Beyzaei told Global News at the demonstration.

“We are facing a world with one less criminal. This is good news for the region, for democracy, for freedom and as a Canadian-Iranian I definitely feel this is good news for our community in Canada as well.”

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