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Trump cites plot to 'blow up' U.S. embassy as element in decision to kill Soleimani

Reuters Friday, 10 January 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday the United States killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani shortly after he landed in Iraq last week in part because "they were looking to blow up our embassy."
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President Donald Trump on Thursday said that he ordered the killing of Iran's top general because Iranians "were looking to blow up our embassy."

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