Source: Washington intends to transfer its embassy services in Baghdad to Ain Al-Assad base
12:47 - 30/03/2020
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An informed source revealed, on Monday, the intention of the [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] move its embassy from Baghdad to Ain Al-Asad air base west of Anbar.
The source said to the "information", "The American forces conducted expansion operations for the Ain al-Assad Air Force Base building in [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] district, according to classified information stating that a study is being conducted by American and government leaders to transfer the US embassy in Baghdad to the base building."
The source added that "the American forces are seeking to remove the American embassy from Baghdad after being subjected to repeated attacks, which led the American side to find an alternative to the embassy location to avoid targeting it."
He explained, "All indications are that the Ain al-Assad air base is a candidate to be a place for the American embassy instead of Baghdad, since it is fully secured and surrounded by desert areas that are difficult to target continuously, not to mention that the American warplanes and the march are flying around the clock, making the base This place is safer than placing it in the capital, Baghdad. ” Ended / 12a