U.S. Embassy warns its nationals from going to Iraq

U.S. Embassy warns its nationals from going to Iraq

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 11:51

Translation / Baghdadiya News / .. Web site, the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Tuesday, in a statement that the U.S. State Department has warned its citizens not to travel to Iraq is necessary because of the deterioration of the security witnessed in the country.

The statement said that “the various armed groups, including al-Qaeda is still active in all parts of Iraq, despite the continuation of the Iraqi security forces operations against these groups,” adding that “with a lower level of violence compared to what it used to be the situation in the past years but it still happens a lot, especially in the Baghdad, Nineveh, Salahuddin, Diyala and Anbar. ”
The statement continued that “the U.S. citizens to avoid areas adjacent to the border of Iran and Turkey where the Turkish military continues its operations against the totals for the PKK along the border in northern Iraq, in addition to the presence of minefields non-index and on a large scale along the border itself, and the governments of Iran and Turkey continue implementation of military operations against armed groups in mountainous areas as These processes include the movement of troops and air strikes and artillery and that the Iranian authorities had been arrested previously for long periods of U.S. citizens in the vicinity and the resources available to the U.S. Embassy to assist U.S. citizens near or across the Iranian border is very limited. ” / Finished / 21
Source: albaghdadianews