US President Donald Trump says Washington has identified "52 Iranian positions" that will attack "very quickly and very strongly."

According to Trump, these positions would be if Tehran commits any attack on US targets, in retaliation for the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.

"Iran is speaking very boldly of the attacks on some US assets in retaliation because we killed their terrorist leader, who had just killed one American and wounded several others, not to mention the people. others that he had killed in his lifetime, including hundreds of Iranian protesters recently, ”Trump wrote on his Twitter account.

Trump added that Qasem Soleimani, killed by a US drone attack while traveling to Iraq on January 3, had attacked the US embassy in Baghdad and was "preparing further attacks in various locations".

"Iran has only brought problems in recent years. Let it serve as a WARNING that Iran attacks on any American or US assets, we have 52 Iranian locations (representing 52 Americans held hostage by Iran many years ago), some at a very high level and important to Iran and culture Iranian, ”Trump said.

Trump wrote that "these targets, including Iran itself, will carry out very rapid and powerful attacks. The US no longer wants threats. "

Trump's reference to US hostages refers to the takeover of the US embassy in Tehran in 1979 by Iranian revolutionaries, with 52 Americans held for 444 days.