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U.S. Embassy Threats Linked to al-Qaeda

Posted By kurt_nimmo On August 2, 2013 @ 9:39 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

Reuters [1]
August 2, 2013

The chairman of the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee said al Qaeda appears to be behind a threat that has prompted several U.S. embassies to close on Sunday.

“It’s my understanding that it is al Qaeda linked … and the threat emanates in the Middle East and in Central Asia,” Representative Ed Royce said Friday on CNN’s “New Day” program.

Royce, a Republican, said he and several other lawmakers met two days ago with Vice President Joe Biden on the threat, “and as you know we’re going to take whatever steps necessary to protect our personnel overseas. When we do have an indication of a threat, we take that seriously.”

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