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Threat from Islamic State-Affiliated Group Reason DRC US Embassy Closed

A threat from a group affiliated with Islamic State was responsible for the closing of the U.S. Embassy in Democratic Republic of Congo for more than a week, a U.S. official tells VOA. The U.S. official, speaking Monday on the condition of anonymity, was unable to clarify whether the terror group was comprised of Congolese nationals or members from outside of the country. The State Department declined to comment on the threat. The department has only described the embassy closing in...

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