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Iraq: American citizens abducted from 'suspicious flat'

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Regarding the issue of the three kidnapped Americans and their Iraqi interpreter, Reuters quoted sources in the Iraqi police stating that the Americans disappeared and were not kidnapped.

Meanwhile, an official security spokesman stressed that the three were taken from inside one of the apartments in the south of Baghdad. The US State Department and the Iraqi government confirmed the news of the abduction of a number of Americans with their interpreter south of the capital Baghdad.

Washington confirmed that the Americans were working as contractors or trainers in American companies in the Baghdad International Airport two days before they disappeared, as stated by the company in which they work.