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U.S. Pulls Non-essential Staff From Iraq Over Concerns About Iran

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Published on May 15, 2019 - Duration: 00:41s

U.S. Pulls Non-essential Staff From Iraq Over Concerns About Iran

According to Reuters, Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency American employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another show of concern about alleged threats from Iran.

President Donald Trump’s administration is applying new sanctions pressure on Tehran and sending additional forces to the Middle East to counter what it says is a heightened threat from Iran to U.S. soldiers and interests in the region.

The U.S. State Department said employees at both the U.S.

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U.S. Pulls Non-essential Staff From Iraq Over Concerns About Iran

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