The administration has pushed back against accusations that Trump acted recklessly, insisting that Soleimani was on the brink of launching an attack and had to be stopped.
The US saw some of the effects of its strike on Wednesday, when Iran fired 16 missiles at Iraqi bases that house US forces - an attack the Pentagon believes should cause losses, but no one has killed and injured has been.
Wallace informed other Fox support Bret Baier that individuals "understandably" wished to know what the "imminent" risk was that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo originally stated motivated last Friday's UNITED STATE murder of top IranianGen Qassem Soleimani.
The measures targeting Iran's steel industry and eight state officials came on top of massive sanctions already aimed at bringing the country's economy to its knees.
Although the Iranian foreign minister said the missile attacks on Iraqi bases by the U.S. armed forces had ended Tehran's response to the Soleimani assassination, the powerful Iranian Revolutionary Guards again threatened Washington on Thursday.
Soon after Trump came into office he withdrew from an global accord meant to give Iran the ability to develop civilian nuclear power while under supervision.
Mourners holding posters of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani attend a funeral ceremony in Tehran, Iran, January 6, 2020.
He spoke amid revelations by US officials that the American military had tried, but failed, to kill another senior Iranian commander on the same day that Soleimani was killed.
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"That's what they [the Iraqis] say publicly".
"We take issue with the violation of Iraq's sovereignty by Iran", al-Jubeir said on Friday during a news conference in Prague where he was on a routine diplomatic visit.
"I can not exclude that if the anti-IS coalition leaves Iraq, IS will regenerate so much that it will be able to carry out attacks in Europe again", said Maas, speaking to the TV station.
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has told the U.S. secretary of state to send a delegation to Iraq tasked with formulating the mechanism for the withdrawal of USA troops from Iraq, according to a statement. "But what I can tell you is that the target was chosen in order to show that we are capable of hitting the target where the plan to kill Soleimani was organized", he said, adding that "we are not interested, we are not looking after killing Americans within this operation". Following the murder of Soleimani, the Iraqi parliament called for the withdrawal of all foreign troops from the country.
Abdul-Mahdi signaled he was standing by the push for United States forces to leave despite signs of de-escalation by Tehran and Washington after Iran's retaliation.
Iraqi legislators passed a non-binding resolution to remove United States troops following the U.S. strike last Friday.
"Our mission set there is very clear".
There are some 5,200 USA troops in Iraq assisting and providing training to Iraqi security counterparts to fight IS.