U.S. President Donald Trump reacts as Iran bombs U.S. military bases in Iraq
U.S. President Donald Trump has reacted to missiles launched at Iraq, from Iran, which targeted American military facilities.
The facilities include Erbil in northern Iraq and Al Asad Air Base in western Iraq.
“This morning, courageous fighters of the IRGC’s Air Force launched a successful operation called Operation Martyr Soleimani, with the code ‘Oh Zahra’ by firing tens of ground-to-ground missiles at the base of the terrorist and invasive U.S. forces named Ain Al Asad,” state news outlet ISNA reported.
Iran had vowed to retaliate U.S. killing of military commander Qassem Soleimani in a drone attack in Iraq.
ISNA said the first missile Iran launched was at exactly the same time as the missile that killed Qasem Soleimani last Friday.
In his reaction, Trump tweeted:
“All is well! Missiles launched from Iran at two military bases located in Iraq. Assessment of casualties and damages taking place now.
“So far, so good! We have the most powerful and well-equipped military anywhere in the world, by far!”
See tweet below:
All is well! Missiles launched from Iran at two military bases located in Iraq. Assessment of casualties & damages taking place now. So far, so good! We have the most powerful and well equipped military anywhere in the world, by far! I will be making a statement tomorrow morning.
Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump