[size=36]Washington: Saleh and Abdul-Mahdi assured Pompeo of ensuring the protection of the American mission[/size]
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, the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, the head of the Iraqi caretaker government, Adel Abdul Mahdi, and the country's president, Barham Salih, informed that the United States will protect its citizens in Iraq.
In a statement released on Tuesday, US State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagos said that Pompeo had two separate phone calls to Abdul-Mahdi and Saleh, "where he clearly stressed that the United States will protect its citizens in Iraq to support its sovereignty and independence and will defend them."
Ortagos added that both Abdul-Mahdi and Saleh assured Pompeo that "they will seriously deal with their responsibility and guarantee the security and protection of American cadres and their properties" in Iraq.
These phone conversations come after the outbreak of the American embassy in Iraq, since Tuesday morning, mass demonstrations taking place in protest against the strikes launched by the United States, last Sunday, on the sites of "Hezbollah Brigades" in the borderlands of Iraq and Syria, and killed 25 At least one person, according to the "Popular Mobilization".
US President Donald Trump accused Iran of being behind the "attack" on the embassy, threatening the Islamic Republic that it would take "full responsibility" for these events. End / 29 BC