US asks citizens to leave Iraq
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  • 16:12 03 January 2020

US asks citizens to leave Iraq

The U.S. on Friday urged American citizens to leave Iraq immediately in the aftermath of an airstrike that killed a top Iranian commander in Baghdad, ONA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

"Due to heightened tensions in Iraq and the region, the U.S. Embassy urges American citizens to heed the January 2020 Travel Advisory and depart Iraq immediately," the embassy said in a statement.

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