21:04 GMT25 January 2020
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    The main topic on the agenda of the briefing will concern the Iranian plane crash, as well as the killing of Iranian General Soleimani.

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin are holding a press briefing in Washington, DC. Some 176 people of Iranian, Canadian, and Ukrainian origin died after a Boeing 737 crashed on 8 January near Tehran shortly after takeoff. The incident occurred shortly after Iran targeted American facilities in Erbil and the Ayn al-Asad Air Base in Iraq.

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