According to Secretary of state, Consulate in Basra and Embassy in Baghdad “are targets of periodic attacks”
The US state Department announced the evacuation of American Consulate Iraqi city of Basra. According to Deutsche Welle, the reason for this decision called the attack by Pro-Iranian groups.
According to Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, Consulate and Embassy of United States in Baghdad are the target of “periodic attacks from indirect fire positions.”
He stressed that Washington would take Iran “responsible for any damage caused to the Americans or dipuchrezhdeny the US in Iraq or anywhere else the Iranian forces or their associated groups”, and warned of a “swift and adequate response.”
We will remind, on may 8, U.S. President Donald trump said that America emerges from the agreement on the Iranian nuclear program and restores sanctions against Iran. Sanctions will resume gradually, and this process will take from three to six months.
Later it became known that the U.S. imposed additional sanctions against Iran and threatened to impose them in relation to European companies that do business with him.
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