United States Advises Citizens To Leave Iraq ‘Immediately’ After Killing Of Iranian General

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The United States has ordered its citizens to immediately move out of Iran after American Forces killed a top Iranian commander, Qassem Soleimani, in Baghdad, on Friday.

In a travel advice by the US Department of State on Friday, Americans were told to leave while all consular operations in Iraq has been suspended.

In a post on Twitter, the US said, “Due to heightened tensions in Iraq and the region, we urge US citizens to depart Iraq immediately.

“Due to Iranian-backed militia attacks at the US Embassy compound, all consular operations are suspended. US citizens should not approach the Embassy.”