Pro-Iran protesters storm US embassy over deadly Iraq strikes

Pro-Iran protesters storm US embassy over deadly Iraq strikes

Hundreds of men and women in military fatigues and waving flags of Shiite paramilitary forces backed by Tehran marched through checkpoints in the heavily-guarded Green Zone and broke into the embassy’s visitor reception building, sparking anger from President Donald Trump and other top US officials. Protesters carried posters reading: “Parliament should oust US troops, or else we will,” and scrawled “No to America!” and “Soleimani is my commander” on the embassy walls, referring to Tehran’s pointman for Iraq, Major General Qasem Soleimani of the Revolutionary Guard Corps. Trump blamed Iran but demanded the Iraqi government protect the embassy compound.

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Source:: Yahoo News

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