[size=36]President Saleh Tramb: If your slogan is America first, my feelings Iraq first and last[/size]
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President of the Republic, Barham Salih, on Wednesday, his American counterpart Donald Trump, "If your logo America first, my feelings Iraq first and last."
According to international media, "a person close to Trump is in contact with Saleh on the latter's claim to clarify Trump's position."
The source quoted the Iraqi president as saying that "America's first slogan was to respect Iraq's symbols first and last."
"Trump is disturbed by his demand to clarify the position of US forces remaining in control of Iran," the US source told Saleh.
"The US forces in Iraq are under an agreement between the two countries, and its mission is to combat terrorism," Saleh said in a speech during the 2019 International Conference on Iraq, which began in Baghdad earlier this week. In Iraq and its mission "
President Saleh said that "US President Donald Trump did not ask for authorization from Iraq to the US forces on its territory to monitor Iran."
He pointed out that "this matter will be discussed with Parliament."
President Saleh's comments came in response to a statement by his US counterpart that he intends to keep his country's troops in Iraq to "monitor Iran."
"As much as I want to be able to watch, we have a great and expensive military base in Iraq, and it is very appropriate to monitor the situation in all parts of the troubled Middle East region," Trump said during his appearance on CBS's "Face the Nation" program. , Which is better than withdrawal. "
Trump confirmed that "some of the American military who will be withdrawn from Syria, will join the US forces present in Iraq."