Obama shuts down Syrian embassy, consulates in U.S.

The order shutters the Syrian embassy in Washington and its honorary consulates in Troy, Mich., and Houston, Texas.

Obama shuts down Syrian embassy, consulates in U.S.

The Obama administration ordered the Syrian government on Tuesday to suspend its diplomatic and consular missions in the United States, requiring all personnel who are not legal U.S residents to leave the country. The order, three years after the start of Syria’s bloody civil war, essentially shutters the Syrian embassy in Washington and its honorary […]