CNN quoted US officials and sources as reported on the 2nd that as the first anniversary of the death of Iran’s senior commander Soleimani was approaching, the US decided to temporarily withdraw from the US Embassy in Baghdad due to fear of retaliation. For some personnel, the temporary evacuation is expected to only last until mid-January next year.
However, it is not clear how many people the United States will withdraw.
On January 6, local time, thousands of Iranian citizens took to the streets of Tehran to pay tribute to Soleimani, a senior officer killed by the US military. Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei gave a memorial ceremony for Soleimani. Its prayer.
The picture shows a picture of the people holding up Soleimani at the memorial service.
According to a report by Agence France-Presse, two senior Iraqi officials stated on the evening of the 2nd that some personnel from the US embassy had already withdrawn.
On January 3 this year, Soleimani, the commander of the "Quds Brigade" under the Islamic Revolutionary Guard of Iran, was killed in an airstrike by US troops outside Baghdad International Airport in Iraq.
(CCTV reporter Liu Xiaoqian)