U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

U.S. President Donald Trump said that the “imminent threat” from Iran might involve planned attacks on four U.S. embassies, U.S. media reported on Friday.

“We will tell you that probably it was going to be the embassy in Baghdad,” Trump said in an interview with Fox News when asked about what had been specifically targeted by Iran.

“I can reveal that I believe it would have been four embassies,” Trump added.

Qassem Soleimani, former commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, was killed last Friday in U.S. drone strikes near Baghdad airport.

The killing of Soleimani drew skepticism from some U.S. experts and Democratic lawmakers, who argued that Trump’s decision was “provocative and disproportionate,” and might trigger an uncontrolled conflict between the United States and Iran. Enditem

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