After the President said the US could target Iranian cultural sites, Mark Esper said the US wouldn't. 'We will follow the laws of armed conflict.'

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper on Monday contradicted President Donald Trump by asserting the US would not target Iranian cultural sites amid rising tensions after a US strike killed Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani.

After the President said the US could target Iranian cultural sites, Mark Esper said the US wouldn't. 'We will follow the laws of armed conflict.'
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper on Monday contradicted President Donald Trump by asserting the US would not target Iranian cultural sites amid rising tensions after a US strike killed Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani.