Iraq 0
2 October 2020

According to the Iraqi Foreign Ministry, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called his Iraqi counterpart to discuss, inter alia, “the U.S. administration’s initial decision to withdraw the embassy from Baghdad”. The Iraqi foreign minister “expressed concern about this decision”, arguing that it “may lead to results that are not in the interest of the Iraqi people”. He further “confirmed that the Iraqi government has taken a number of security, organisational, political and diplomatic measures to stop the attacks on the Green Zone and the airport, and there will be tangible positive results in the near future”.

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