[size=36]Tight security near the US embassy in Baghdad[/size]
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A security source said Wednesday that there was tight security and military action around the US embassy in central Baghdad.
The source said in an interview with "Mawazine News" that "the security forces stepped up security measures near the US embassy in the Green Zone in central Baghdad."
The source, who declined to be named, said that "there are reports of actual threats to US forces in Baghdad and Salahuddin."
A foreign official at the US embassy in Baghdad said on Wednesday that the embassy was in a state of instability inside, noting that they learned the issue of our departure from the media.
On Wednesday, the United States announced temporary suspension of regular visa services at its embassy in Baghdad and its consulate in Erbil.
Earlier on Wednesday, the State Department ordered non-essential workers in Iraq to leave the country. Ending / 29