Saleh: We will not accept the US presence in Iraq for other purposes
11:03 - 06/03/2019
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The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, on Wednesday, Iraq refused to accept the US military presence for purposes other than the fight against terrorism, stressing that Iraq will not accept to be a base to attack any country.
"The Iraqi government will not accept the American military presence for any purpose other than combating terrorism because it is contrary to Iraqi sovereignty," Saleh said during his speech at the Sulaymaniyah International Forum and his follower.
"There are no US combat ground forces and there are no military bases in Iraq," Saleh said.
In a related context, the President of the Republic rejected that "Iraq is a base or a starting point to attack any country and repeat what happened in the era of the former regime." Ending / 25