The Washington Post: Abadi faces pressure to prevent the entry of the Americans to Iraq
He said he is looking for ways to reduce the harm caused by the ban, and he would not impose a similar ban on the Americans when he said , "We are the center of a battle", an option supported by the Iraqi parliament in a vote Monday.
We have more than 5 thousands of American fighters in Iraq , providing support to Iraqi forces in their fight against Daesh. The decision of the visa rocked relations between the two countries approached with the defeat of the extremist group in the last strongholds in Mosul ban.
These restrictions have increased the pressure on al - Abadi , who faces an invitation to reciprocate the ban, but beholden to the military to support the US.
Abadi pointed out that it is not equitable treatment of all residents of the country in the same way, he said , "there are Americans are fighting with us, and for this I can not say that all Americans are terrorists. Every country where the people are good and others are bad."
This speech echoes comments made a day earlier , Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al - Jaafari , who added that the Iraqis are not responsible for acts of terrorism committed on US territory.
Other countries whose citizens participate attacks, such as Saudi Arabia, are not included in the ban that has been imposed for 90 days pending the Trump managing their assessments. The stroll refugees transactions Vtm suspended for 120 days.
For its part suspended the Wall Street Journal , saying it was expected that the Prime Minister does not appear Abadi Similarly , the decision to ban Iraqis from entering the United States , despite calls by Iraqi politicians to prevent issuance of visas to Americans in Iraq.
Where the Iraqi parliament recommended a temporary ban on the Americans and they were waiting for the signing of Mr. Abadi , but said last Tuesday while he was President Trump is an insult to the Iraqis, the prevention of Americans going to hurt Iraq , just a fight Daesh, and added that he would do his best to convince Trump has reconsidered its decision, saying through told a news conference : "frankly , I consider this decision an insult to Iraq and the Iraqis, and the Iraqis should be thanked for the sacrifices that we offer in the fight against terrorism. I do not want to offend the American people the same way."
In addition to the Boeing deal, the decision could affect the continued delivery of F-- 16. There are currently 30 Iraqi pilots are trained on the aircraft in Arizona since 2012, it is not known yet whether the training plans will continue or not because of the ban.