Iraq 0
23 October 2019

Iraqi Prime Minister met with the U.S Secretary of Defence in Baghdad and discussed U.S. forces withdrawal from Syria to Iraq. The prime minister’s office later confirmed that the U.S. had agreed that “forces withdrawing from Syria towards Iraq will withdraw from Iraqi territory with the permission and consent of the Government of Iraq”. Separately, the Iraqi Defence Minister told reporters that U.S. troops leaving Syria would depart Iraq within four weeks.

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