Iraq 0
30 December 2019

In a conversation with the UN secretary-general, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed “the recent attacks in Iraq that led to the tragic death of an American citizen and put many other American lives at risk”. According to the U.S. readout of the conversation, “the Secretary reiterated that defensive actions [against five Kataeb Hizbollah bases in Iraq and Syria] taken by the U.S. in response were aimed at deterring Iran”.

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