Late on the night of the 8th, beijing time around 5 a.m. this morning, iraqi capital baghdad \"green zone\" direction suddenly heard two loud explosions, air-defense warning sounded.
According to iraqi security, it was two \"khatsa\" rockets, at least one of which landed near the u. s. embassy, but allegedly did not cause casualties. Located in central Baghdad, the Green Zone is home to Iraqi government agencies and multinational embassies in Iraq.
Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps fired dozens of missiles at two Iraqi military bases with U.S. forces in retaliation for the killing of Iranian military commander Sulaimani on Sunday. The U. S. said the attack did not cause casualties.
Reuters recently released a set of satellite images comparing al-Assad's air base before and after the attack. On the left are satellite images taken on december 25 before the attack at assad's air base, and on the right after the attack on december 8. Some of the buildings at Assad's air base were clearly damaged.
U.S. President Donald Trump said no U.S. or Iraqi personnel had been killed or injured in the attack, and that Iraqi military bases with U.S. troops were only \"minimally damaged\" because of early measures such as troop dispersal and the use of effective early warning systems. For now, iran seems to have \"stopped \", which is a\" good thing \"for the parties and the world.
US President Donald Trump: In last night's attack by the Iranian regime, no Americans were harmed and no casualties were sustained. All of our soldiers are safe, and the damage to the bases is minimal.
In the end, however, Trump extended an \"olive branch\" to Iran. He said it was in Iran's interest for the U.S. to combat extremist groups, and that the U.S. and Iran should cooperate in this and other areas of common concern.
US President Donald Trump: Finally, I would like to say to the Iranian people and Iranian leaders that we want you to have a future, a bright future, a future you deserve, a prosperous future in harmony with the nations of the world, and that the United States is ready to embrace peace with all nations that seek peace.
On the same day, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani also vowed to drive all U.S. troops out of the Middle East, calling it a \"real revenge\" on the assassination of senior U.S. generals. Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif also said that the United States in the Middle East \"no time.\"
U.S. stocks closed higher overall on Wednesday after Trump's remarks, with the S