PressTV-US boosting security at posts across Mid-East

The US is reportedly taking extensive measures to enhance security around its diplomatic posts across the Middle East following its recent exit from the Iran nuclear deal as well as the scheduled transfer of its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem al-Quds.

The State Department has been taking measures to strengthen security at diplomatic compounds throughout the Muslim world for weeks, US media outlets reported Saturday amid growing concerns over potential repercussions of the Trump administration’s policy decisions in the strategic region.

On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump announced Washington’s withdrawal from the international agreement — officially recognized as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) — which was signed in 2015 between Tehran and the P5+1 group of countries — the US, UK, France, China, Russia and Germany.

Under the agreement, Tehran undertook to put limits on its nuclear program in exchange…

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