In Baghdad, the U.S. military used tear gas to disperse the demonstrators outside the American Embassy. It happened after protesters tried to set fire to the roof of the building.
Mass action in front of the American Embassy in Baghdad began on 31 Dec. Dozens of protesters camped at the gates of the us Embassy. On the second day of the protests to the Embassy began to arrive an even greater number of demonstrators.
Residents protested against taken the day before the attack by U.S. forces on the camp of the Shiite group “Kataib Hezbollah” in the border with Syria town of al-Qaim. The RAID killed 25 people. At least 50 militiamen were injured, reports TASS.
Michael Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of state, said that the organization of the attack on the US Embassy complex in Baghdad, December 31, terrorists and allies of Iran. The United States deployed 100 Marines to protect the Embassy. In the sky berregionale two helicopters “Apache”.
the Minister of defense mark Esper stated that Washington in connection with the attack on the Embassy in Baghdad will soon be in the region of about 750 soldiers. There is evidence that the middle East can be transferred about 4 thousand us military.