U.S. warns on possible 'imminent threats' to U.S. forces in Iraq

By REUTERS
May 15, 2019 00:44
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The U.S. military said on Tuesday that there were possible imminent threats to U.S. troops in Iraq, who were now at a high level of alert, and underscored concerns about Iranian-backed forces in the region."

(The U.S. mission) is now at a high level of alert as we continue to closely monitor credible and possibly imminent threats to U.S. forces in Iraq," said Navy Captain Bill Urban, a spokesman at the U.S. military's Central Command, as he sought to clarify contradictory remarks by a British commander earlier on Tuesday.

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