US embassy in Iraqs consular service is suspended and US citizens are required to evacuate immediately

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 US embassy in Iraqs consular service is suspended and US citizens are required to evacuate immediately


The US State Department issued an emergency security warning in the early hours of local time Wednesday, demanding the immediate evacuation of US citizens in Iraq, Fox News reported.

Earlier, Irans top leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said Wednesday that criminals will be severely avenged for the killing of Iranian general Sulaimani by US forces. It means a lot to point to America.

Given the high level of tension in Iraq and the region, we strongly demand the immediate withdrawal of American citizens in Iraq, the State Departments security warning said. The announcement also said the U.S. Embassy in Iraqs consular service was suspended and warned U.S. citizens not to approach the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.

Baghdad local time 3, the U.S. military launched a missile attack near Baghdad International Airport in Iraq, killing at least 8 people. Among them are general kassim Sulaimani, commander of the special forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard, the Al Quds. The Holy City Army led by Sulaimani plays an important role in the fight against Islamic state. He is an important official of Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guard.

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