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Threat closes U.S. Embassy in KL

The U.S. Embassy in Malaysia was shut down Friday following an unspecified security threat, but there were no reports of danger to private American interests, the mission said. A consular notice sent by e-mail said the sprawling mission in Malaysia’s main city, Kuala Lumpur, “was closed until further notice in response to a security threat” against the embassy. “At this time the Embassy has no information of specific, credible threats against private American interests in Malaysia,” it said. U.S. Embassy spokeswoman Kathryn Taylor said the threat was specifically linked to the embassy and “not to American interests in Malaysia in general.”Full Story

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