President Donald Trump on Monday warned Iran that any eye-for-eye attack to avenge the U.S. strike that killed terror mastermind and Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani would be met with vast retribution.
Ever since the Jan. 3 drone strike that killed Soleimani, there have been ripples that Iran might take extreme action in response.
Concerns about an attack were stoked Sunday when Politico published a report saying U.S. officials are aware of an Iran-backed assassination plot against Lana Marks, the U.S. ambassador to South Africa.
Trump issued his warning on Twitter.
“According to press reports, Iran may be planning an assassination, or other attack, against the United States in retaliation for the killing of terrorist leader Soleimani, which was carried out for his planning a future attack, murdering U.S. Troops, and the death & suffering caused over so many years,” he tweeted. “Any attack by Iran, in any form, against the United States will be met with an attack on