While questioning the legality of the attack, Admiral West called Soleimani a "nasty piece of work" for leading Iran's Quds Force, a branch of the Islamic Republic's military which the United States alleges is responsible for terrorist activities.
Thousands of mourners gathered in Baghdad on Saturday for a funeral procession for Iran's slain military commander Qassem Soleimani, Iraqi militia leader Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and others killed in a U.S. air strike in Iraq.
The PMF were planning an elaborate funeral procession for both men and the others who died, starting in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, moving towards the Shi'ite holy city of Kerbala and ending in the Shi'ite holy city of Najaf.
Thousands of Iraqis chanting "Death to America" on Saturday mourned the death of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani and others killed in a U.S. drone attack that has sparked fears of a regional proxy war between Washington and Tehran.
Irak: nouvelle frappe aérienne américaine au nord de Bagdad
Une cérémonie aura lieu ensuite à Téhéran lundi matin, puis il sera enterré à Kerman mardi matin. Le général iranien Soleimani pleuré par une foule en colère.
United States embassies also issued a security alert for Americans in Bahrain, Kuwait and Nigeria.
Meanwhile, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif spoke to Guterres by phone, ahead of a visit to the global body in the coming days.
Officials from the National Security Council, State Department, Pentagon and intelligence agencies echoed that concern during classified briefings Friday, making it clear that it is not a question of if Iran will respond, but when, where and how, a source with knowledge of what was discussed told CNN. However, the USA has not yet issued him a visa to attend the meeting.
The U.S. mission did not immediately say if Zarif would be granted a visa.
Nathael Julan, French forward is dead
Ligue 1 side AS Monaco wrote: 'AS Monaco offers its honest condolences to the player's family, his loved ones and the whole club'. Upon return to Guingamp, there was fresh hope that the promising young striker could help return to the club to the top tier.
Guterres is deeply concerned by the recent rise in tensions in the Middle East, his spokesman, Farhan Haq, said in a statement earlier on Friday. "The world can not afford another war in the Gulf".
Ghulam Ali Abu Hamza said they would take the revenge of Soleimani and that Iran has identified vital US targets in the region for a long time.
When Hannity asked Pompeo what other countries have been telling him after the strike that killed Soleimani, the secretary of state said that he'd been "talking to partners in the region" which has been "fantastic".
In September, in a speech to the U.N. General Assembly, Trump said that "no responsible government should subsidize Iran's bloodlust". "The Americans don't want to invade Iran, if they did that they would have to go onto a war footing".
Ce que l'on sait de l'auteur de l'attaque au couteau de Villejuif
Des documents religieux ont été retrouvés dans le sac qu'il portait et sont en cours d'analyse par les enquêteurs. Le parquet national antiterroriste a annoncé samedi 4 janvier qu'il s'était saisi de l'enquête.
The U.S. killing of Soleimani has forced Washington and its allies in the region, primarily Israel and Saudi Arabia, into uncharted territory on how to confront Iran and its proxy militia groups throughout the region.