U.S. ORDERS NON-EMERGENCY EMBASSY STAFF TO LEAVE IRAQ

U.S. ORDERS NON-EMERGENCY EMBASSY STAFF TO LEAVE IRAQ

As tensions continue to rise between Iran and the United States, the US State Department ordered the departure of “non-emergency US government employees” from Iraq on Wednesday.

The statement urged those affected to “avoid US facilities within Iraq” and “depart by commercial transportation as soon as possible.”

The statement came after US Central Command (CENTCOM) raised the threat level in Iraq and Syria on Tuesday, issuing a statement saying that American troops stationed there were on high alert against a possible “imminent” attack by Iran and its proxies.

“US Central Command,

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