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US insists it has no plans to withdraw its troops from Iraq

France 24 Tuesday, 7 January 2020
The United States has no plans to withdraw its troops from Iraq, the White House and Pentagon insisted Tuesday, as Iraq premier Adel Abdel Mahdi said he had received a US letter signalling a pullout.
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