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Baghdad gov. on arrest of Americans

Alsumaria reports:

Baghdad Governor Salah Abdul Razak announced, on Thursday, that four armed Americans including two women were arrested as they were spotted wandering in a car near his house.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs should undertake diplomatic measures to investigate this violation, Razak argued. He warned against the possibility of killing any other group regardless of the nationality in case the recurrence of a similar violation.

“There are strict orders to shoot any person that penetrates the area without the consent of operations’ command,” Baghdad Governor declared stressing that killing these Americans would have aggravated the situation.

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