- The US Department of State has ordered all non-emergency US government employees out of Iraq, a security notice announced Wednesday.
- Evacuating personnel were told to “depart Iraq by commercial transportation as soon as possible” and “avoid US facilities within Iraq.”
- The decision comes amid rising tensions with Iran, which the US recently accused of plotting attacks on US interests in the region.
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The US Department of State sent out a notice Wednesday ordering all non-emergency US government employees to leave Iraq immediately.
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