U.S. Preps New Embassy in Baghdad As the United States prepares for the June 30 transfer of sovereignty in Iraq, U.S. officials are setting up the new American embassy in Baghdad. NPR's Renee Montagne talks to Ambassador Frank Ricciardone, the American official assigned to handle the U.S. diplomatic mission in Iraq.
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U.S. Preps New Embassy in Baghdad

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U.S. Preps New Embassy in Baghdad

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U.S. Preps New Embassy in Baghdad

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As the United States prepares for the June 30 transfer of sovereignty in Iraq, U.S. officials are setting up the new American embassy in Baghdad. NPR's Renee Montagne talks to Ambassador Frank Ricciardone, the American official assigned to handle the U.S. diplomatic mission in Iraq.