‘We will follow the laws’: Pentagon chief contradicts Trump threat to strike Iranian cultural sites

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper asserted that the United States would not target Iranian cultural sites in retaliation for an attack after President Trump made threats to do so.

Esper on Monday said, “We will follow the laws of armed conflict,” according to CNN. He also confirmed that targeting cultural sites is considered a war crime.

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