Iran is considering carrying out an assassination attempt on the US ambassador to South Africa, according to US officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity to Washington-based news outlet Politico.
South African Police Service officers stand near their vehicles parked outside the United States (US) Embassy in Pretoria on June 3, 2020. (AFP)
Lana Marks attends the 16th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards viewing party at the Pacific Design Center on February 24, 2008 in West Hollywood, California. (File photo: AFP)
Desire to avenge killing of Soleimani
An Iranian holds a picture of late General Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran January 4, 2020. (Reuters)