ANKARA

Neither the U.S. nor Iran have any intention to escalate the conflict between them following a U.S. drone strike last week killing a top Iranian general in Iraq, a Turkish expert said, while another argued that increased tension and military conflict will continue in the medium and long term.

Early on Wednesday, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles against the U.S. military and coalition forces in Iraq, retaliating to the assassination of Iran’s Quds Forces commander Qasem Soleimani.

This comes after the Iraqi parliament voted on Sunday to expel American troops from the

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