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USG: Wear Flack Jacket, Helmet in Green Zone
US Official Denies, Then Confirms Memo Mandating New Protective Measures
07/15/2007 10:07 AM ET
An excerpt from a report by McClatchey Baghdad correspondent Mike Drummond:
An embassy spokesman on Saturday initially denied that State now requires workers to wear body armor in the Green Zone.

He got upset when shown the memo.

"You're asking me to comment on an internal document?" he said, refusing to give his name. "How did you get it? We don't talk to what our security posture is."

Here's the full story.

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