Iran threatened to kill former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: US
Iran Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has threatened to kill him. On which America has said that if something happens to an American officer, then the result will be bad. , US Iran Relations An Arabic-language Twitter account linked to Iran’s hardline regime says Pompeo, who served under former US President Donald Trump, should risk his life. A photo shared on Pompeo’s account shows him with a scar on his forehead before being shot. The picture reads, ‘Live in fear, a liar.’
The post said that Iran seeks to avenge the killing of Iranian leader Qasem Soleimani in a drone strike in 2020 by killing Pompeo. Pompeo’s deadly threat post surfaced again on Tuesday, when an account linked to Soleimani’s daughter Zainab tweeted that Pompeo should “live in fear” of an assassination attempt. Iran is engaged in an assassination attempt on Pompeo and his Iranian ambassador, Brian Hook, who launched a “maximum pressure” campaign against Tehran under the Trump administration.
The State Department has taken the allegations seriously.
According to an unnamed US Congressional report, Pompeo and Hook have repeatedly received death threats. The report was obtained in January by the Washington Free Beacon. The US State Department took the allegations seriously and told the Free Beacon that Iran would face “serious consequences” if it attacked a US official. “Make no mistake, the United States will protect its citizens,” a State Department spokesman said. This includes those who are currently serving in the United States and who have also rendered services.
“We are united against threats and provocation. We are united for the safety of our people. “If Iran attacks any of our citizens, there will be dire consequences.” The State Department is spending $2 million a month to provide 24-hour security to Pompeo and Hook. In January, the State Department told Congress that former Special Envoy (for Iran) Brian Hook was in danger. Pompeo, along with his family, face similar risks.