Turkey’s foreign minister on Sunday spoke to the U.K.’s top diplomat on the heels of the killing of a top Iranian general in a U.S. airstrike.

According to diplomatic sources, Turkey’s Mevlut Cavusoglu and U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab discussed the killing of Qasem Soleimani, who headed Iran’s Revolutionary Guards’ elite Quds force.

Soleimani was killed in a U.S. drone strike in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Friday.

His death marked a dramatic escalation in tensions between the U.S. and Iran, which have often been at a fever pitch since Trump chose in 2018 to unilaterally withdraw Washington from

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