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Kuwaitis urged to leave Iraq

Iraqi security forces and members of Saraya Salam (Peace Brigades) militia search people heading to Tahrir Square where ongoing anti-government protests are taking place in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. Iraqi Security forces set up checkpoints alongside unarmed members of the militia group to protect anti-government protesters in central Baghdad plazas, two days after a deadly attack by unknown gunmen. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

BAGHDAD, Dec 9, (Agencies): Kuwait Embassy in Baghdad urged on Sunday its nationals in Iraq to leave the country as soon as possible because of the current incidents. In a statement of which KUNA received a copy, Ambassador Salem Al-Zamanan appealed to the Kuwaitis in Iraq to be cautious and keep away from demonstrations and gatherings.

He also called on the nationals to follow up instructions of Iraq’s authorities until they leave the country, according to the statement.

The ambassador also advised Kuwaitis who are planning to visit Iraq not to fly to the country due to the demonstrations occurring in some Iraqi cities. On Oct 4, the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry urged its nationals not to visit Iraq at this time, and asked those in Iraq to depart the country at the earliest opportunity.

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