, said President of the Republic , Barham Saleh , said he sees no opposition "serious" when it comes to the presence of American profiteers in Iraq as long as it will remain for a specific purpose is to assist in the fight against the organization "Daesh." "There is a general consensus that Iraq needs continued cooperation with US forces as long as it is necessary,"
Saleh said in an interview with the Associated Press .
It is noteworthy that there are about 5,200 US military in Iraq as part of a security agreement with the Iraqi government.
Saleh's remarks come as Iraqi lawmakers prepare to draft laws calling for a full withdrawal of US troops from Iraq.
However, the Iraqi president pointed out that "there is no specific discussion of this issue in the House of Representatives."
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