Donald Trump Says 'everything Is Fine' After Iranian Attack; Will Give Statements On Wednesday, January 8, 2020

The president of the United States, Donald Trump, said on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 that "everything is fine" after the attacks with ballistic missiles launched by Iran against two bases in Iraqi territory that house US troops, and that tomorrow Wednesday will make a statement about it.

"We have the most powerful and well-equipped army anywhere in the world, by far," Trump wrote in his Twitter account.
The ruler ratified in his message that the missiles were launched "from Iran to two military bases located in Iraq."

In addition, he noted that they are assessing victims and damages, without abundant details.


Trump spoke hours after the Pentagon confirmed that more than a dozen ballistic missiles hit two air bases in Iraq, including one he visited in December 2018 with his wife, Melania.

Correspondents of different US media in the White House indicated on Twitter that the president met Tuesday with the Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, and Defense, Mark Esper, as well as with General Mark Milley, head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff .

A Pentagon spokesman, Jonathan Hoffman, said in a statement that it is still unclear whether there have been casualties and pointed out that the attack, a possible reprisal from Iran for the US murder. of General Qasem Soleimaní, took place against the bases of Al Asad and Erbil.

The Pentagon note detailed that US and coalition troops remain in those bases.

For their part, the Guardians of the Iranian Revolution said that the attack on the military base Ain al Asad, located in Iraq, is a first step of his "hard revenge" for the murder of Soleimaní.

"To the Great Satan, the cruel and arrogant US regime, we warn that any other evil, rape or other measures will face a more painful and overwhelming response," the Revolutionary Guard Corps said in a statement. posted this Wednesday on their website.

Iran's note only cites the base of Ain al Asad and Iraqi police and military sources confirmed in principle to Efe also only that bombing and not that of Erbil.

American soldiers deployed as part of the US-led international coalition are in Ain al Asad. of struggle against the jihadist group Islamic State (IS).



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