US asks its non-emergency staff to leave Iraq

15/5/2019 11:58:00

The US State Department asked its “non-emergency” staff at its embassy in Baghdad and its consulate in Erbil to leave Iraq.


In a statement, the US State Department published on its website that normal visa services at both posts will be temporarily suspended.


The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens in Iraq.


The US embassy in the Federal capital Baghdad warned its citizens on Sunday to be vigilant.


PUKmedia \ US Embassy Baghdad


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