Donald Trump says strike against 'monster' Suleimani was retaliation

Donald Trump has claimed the US strike that killed Iranian general Qassem Suleimani was ‘retaliation’. Speaking to reporters in the Oval Office alongside the Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the US president called Suleimani ‘a monster’ and said ‘he was planning a very big attack and a very bad attack for us and other people and we stopped him’. Senior US officials have previously said the strike was meant to prevent an ‘imminent’ attack on Americans, but have refused to provide further details on the threat
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