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U.S. To 'Relocate' Some Personnel From Baghdad Embassy

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June 15, 2014 AT 12:35 PM
The State Department announced Sunday, that with militants knocking on Baghdad's door, the massive U.S. Embassy will temporarily relocate some staff to facilities in Basra and Erbil as well as to Amman in Jordan. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement that additional U.S. security personnel will be deployed to the embassy. The facility is located within the heavily fortified Green Zone where other Iraqi government departments are also housed.