After further escalations in the Middle East, India has advised its nationals to avoid all non-essential travel to Iraq until further notification. Raveesh Kumar, the spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) took to Twitter to advise Indians residing in Iraq to be alert and avoid travel within Iraq.
However, Kumar said that Indian Embassy in Baghdad and Consulate in Erbil will continue to function normally to provide all services to Indians residing in Iraq.
The situation has escalated after the death of Iranian top commander Qassem Soleimani which was followed by Iran’s attack on US military bases in Iraq. Read More