A GREEN MP is calling on the Government to condemn Donald Trump’s actions following the killing of a leading Iranian military commander.

Iran’s most powerful military leader, General Qasem Soleimani, died in a US air strike in Iraq on Thursday.

The strike at Baghdad airport was ordered by US president Trump.

Caroline Lucas, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, said: “The assassination of General Soleimani is a hugely provocative act in a massively volatile region.

“UK Government must condemn it and work with colleagues in the US to counter Trump’s reckless and dangerous foreign policy.”

Yesterday, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab declined to say Donald Trump was right to order the fatal strike on Iran’s top general but described Qassem Soleimani as a “regional menace”.

Mr Raab said he had spoken to the Iraqi prime minister and president and would be speaking to Iran’s foreign minister.

He warned a war was in “no one’s interests” and would only benefit the so-called Islamic State as he stressed the need to “avoid” a slide into accidental war and “de-escalate the situation”.

Last week Brighton Kemptown MP Lloyd Russell Moyle said the UK “must be clear in condemning Trump”.

He said: “It is very worrying about the illegal assassination of an Irani general by USA. The UK must not support renewed hostilities against Iran and be clear in condemning Trump.”