US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived today, Saturday, at an Iraqi military base that includes American soldiers.
According to Iranian Mehr News Agency, quoting Iraqi sources, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived today, Saturday, at Ain Al-Assad base, which includes American soldiers.
Ain Al-Assad Air Force Base is located in Al-Baghdadi district, in Anbar Governorate, west of the capital, Baghdad.
The visit comes a day after an American contractor was killed and several soldiers were wounded after several shells landed on the “K1″ military base that includes American soldiers near the city of Kirkuk
. An American civilian contractor and wounded many US military and Iraqi service personnel in a missile attack on an Iraqi military base in Kirkuk “that includes coalition forces.
A US official familiar with the investigation, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that at least 30 rockets hit the base, including an ammunition depot, which caused more explosions.
And missiles have landed several times on military bases in Iraq, where American soldiers are located.
Over the past weeks, missiles have landed on the “Balad” airbase, which hosts American forces and is located about 80 kilometers north of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
Five missiles also targeted the “Ain al-Assad” air base, which hosts American forces in Anbar Province, western Iraq, without any casualties either.