the Minister of defense mark Esper in an interview with CBS ' "face the nation" on Sunday said that there is no concrete evidence on the part of employees of the intelligence that Qassem Soleimani planned the attack on four US Embassy statement, which was made by President Donald trump to justify the killing of the military leader of Iran.
According to the head of the Pentagon, which quotes Reuters, he admits that could be planned additional attacks on the U.S. Embassy, but the comments trump to Fox News were not based on concrete evidence.
"the President said that perhaps there may be additional attacks on the Embassy. I share that view," said Esper. "But the President has not provided specific evidence".
On the question of whether to grant intelligence officials specific evidence on this issue, he said, "I have not seen any against four embassies".
After confirmation that Qassem Soleimani was killed by US air strike in Baghdad, administration officials trump's claim that they acted because of the inevitable threat of attacks on American diplomats and military personnel in Iraq and throughout the region.
Democrats and some Republicans in Congress questioned the validity of an attack on Iran and said that they were not given proper, detailed explanation.
national security Adviser USA Mike O'Brian repeated review of the Pentagon that the administration has a trump "intelligence" that the threat is imminent, but does not comment on evidence that four American Embassy would be attacked.