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Iraqi prime minister tells US to start working on troop withdrawal

WorldNews Friday, 10 January 2020
Iraqi prime minister tells US to start working on troop withdrawalBAGHDAD — Iraq's caretaker prime minister asked the U.S. secretary of state to start working out a road map for an American troop withdrawal from Iraq, his office said Friday, signaling his insistence on ending the U.S. military presence despite recent moves to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the U.S. Adel Abdul-Mahdi made the request in a telephone call with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday night, his office said in a statement. He also told Pompeo that recent U.S. strikes in Iraq were an unacceptable breach of Iraqi sovereignty and a violation of the two countries' security agreements. The Iraqi leader asked Pompeo to “send delegates to Iraq to prepare a mechanism to carry...
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