Andanar urges Filipinos in Iraq to coordinate with PH embassy
Manila, Jan. 8 -- Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Martin Andanar on Wednesday called on Filipinos residing and working in Baghdad to closely coordinate with the Philippine Embassy in Iraq to ensure their security and safety. "We would like to inform that a mandatory evacuation has been imposed for all Filipinos living, working, and staying in Iraq. This comes after the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has raised the Alert Level to Level 4 due to security threats as a result of the rising tensions in the Middle East," Andanar said in a statement. "We are urging everyone to coordinate with the Philippine Embassy in Iraq for their subsequent repatriation." The Philippine Embassy in Iraq announced earlier Wedne...
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