Baghdad - Writings
Western reports talked about the decline of the US diplomatic role inside Iraq in return for the Iranian influence increased strongly.
According to the report published by US media, Sunday 22 September 2019, within a year or two most US diplomats were unable to enjoy the developments taking place in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, as most of them are not allowed to leave the embassy compound.
He also uncovered security restrictions on many US contractors themselves, including the inability to leave the Babylon Hotel.
Even Iraqi officials have no access to any US diplomat, unlike Iranian and Turkish diplomats who roam the streets of Baghdad.
The report pointed out that the number of European diplomats who are allowed to visit Baghdad neighborhoods is increasing, pointing out that they are touring the neighborhoods of Jadriya, Arsat, Mansour, Qadisiyah and Kadhimiya, amid little protection, unlike the Americans, despite the recognition of US diplomats that most neighborhoods of Baghdad are as safe today as the Turkish capital. Ankara or Islamabad in Pakistan or Beirut in Lebanon.
The report concluded that Iran won the battle to impose influence on Baghdad in the face of US diplomacy, whose representatives failed to go to the seat of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, although it is less than 1000 meters from the embassy.
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