In Iraq, fired rockets at the U.S. Embassy, which is located in the so-called “green zone” of Baghdad. This happened a few hours after carrying out in territory of Embassy of tests anti-aircraft missile systems (SAMS) Patriot, RIA Novosti reported citing a TV channel Rudaw.
the Test has caused resentment on the part of Iraq. In particular, the Vice-speaker of Parliament Hassan al-Kaabi, and head of the Committee on security and defence in the Parliament Mohammed al Reid regarded this step as a provocation.
the US state Department has stated that it is aware of the situation. In an interview with RIA Novosti the representative of the foreign Ministry stressed that Washington considers the incident a threat. “This is a danger not only for us but for the Iraqi government, neighboring diplomatic missions and former residents of the international zone and surrounding areas,” he added.
In mid-June near the American Embassy in Baghdad dropped four missiles. Explosions were heard in the building of the Embassy alarm. No injuries were reported.