US military announces send additional military reinforcements to protect the US Embassy in Baghdad


Editor Mohammed Shafiq - Friday , 25 March 2016 18:04


Alsumaria News / Baghdad
He announced the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, US Army Gen. Joseph Dunford, on Friday, to send additional military reinforcements to protect the US Embassy in Baghdad, referring to the lifting of the number of troops to 300 troops.

He said Dunford at a joint press conference today with US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter and I followed Alsumaria News, "It has been revised to strengthen the protection of the US Embassy in Baghdad requirements," noting that "over the past 15 years there were 200 soldiers to protect the embassy."

Dunford said that the review "forced us to increase the number of US troops to 300 troops."

The United States has denied, in the (February 29, 2016), an invitation to the staff of the US Embassy in Iraq to prepare to leave or reduce their numbers against the backdrop of allegations that the collapse of the Mosul Dam.

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