US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Iran would pay “the high price“after storming of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad by thousands of pro-Iranian Iraqis.
“Iran will be held fully responsible for lives lost or damage to our facilities“, tweeted the American president who thanked the Iraqi leaders for their”quick response“.
“They will pay THE HIGH PRICE! This is not a warning, it is a threat. Happy New Year!“, added the 45th president of the United States in this message sent from his club in Mar-a-Lago, Florida, where he is on vacation.
The United States dispatched military reinforcements on Tuesday to protect its embassy in Baghdad, attacked by cries of “dead to america“by thousands of pro-Iranian Iraqis who then began a sit-in to protest against US strikes in Iraq.
Protesters protest American air strikes that killed 25 fighters in Hezbollah’s brigades, a Shiite armed group of Hashd al-Chaabi, a coalition of Iraqi paramilitaries dominated by pro-Iran factions, in western Iraq on Sunday. integrated into regular forces.