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Originally posted by makeitso
I still can't get over the fact that we actually raided an embassy of a foreign government
It was not an embassy. It was not even a consulate.
It was an ""office of relations". The Iranians who were detained did not have diplomatic status.
Please try again.
Have not read anything about the 6 not being or having diplomatic status as of yet.
Mithal Alusi, a member of the (Iraqi) national Parliament, charged that the detainees were Iranian intelligence officers involved in terrorist activities in northern Iraq. He insisted that they did not have diplomatic status.
U.S. raids in northern Iraq nab several Iranians
I would probably bet the one that has been released was in fact a diplomat.