The White House: Trump and Saleh secretly agreed to continue the US presence in Iraq
15:34 - 23/01/2020
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The White House announced that US President Donald Trump and Iraqi Barham Salih agreed that the US military would remain in that Middle Eastern country after the secret meeting between the two in Switzerland.
"The two leaders agreed on the importance of continuing the security partnership between the United States and Iraq, including the war against [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
," the French press website quoted in a report translated by "Information" quoted by the White House as saying , adding that "President Trump reaffirmed the United States' firm commitment to an Iraq that enjoys Sovereignty, stability and prosperity. ” According to his claim.
He added that before the meeting, Barham Saleh
said that "Washington and Baghdad have an ongoing relationship and the United States is a partner in [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
in the war against [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
" then he later told Trump that "this mission needs to be accomplished and I believe in you and I share the same mission for a stable, sovereign Iraq that lives In peace with himself and in peace with his neighbors. ”
It is reported that "the two presidents met on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos in their first meeting since the United States assassinated General Qasim Soleimani in Baghdad, which angered the Iraqis and led to a call from the country's parliament to expel the American forces." Ended / 25 z