Because of the Katyusha rockets, Washington threatens to review its relationship, and with it, the international coalition with Iraq
Washington threatened to review its relationship, and with it, the international coalition with [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] if the Katyusha rockets were still fired, days after Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi's visit to the United States.
While Al-Kazemi's visit and his discussions with American leaders witnessed a truce, even after his return, it lasted about 10 days, according to Asharq Al-Awsat.
The armed factions resumed firing rockets 3 days ago after two meetings by Al-Kazemi with the leaders of the Al-Fateh coalition within two days, one of which was held at the home of the leader of the coalition, Hadi Al-Amiri, and the other at the house of the leader of the State of Law coalition, Nouri Al-Maliki.
While the two meetings were designated according to the statements and statements issued following the events in Basra and Nasiriyah, including the razing of the headquarters of the parties and factions after burning them in earlier times.
The information that was leaked indicates that there is a clear rejection of the agreement that Al-Kazemi made with US President Donald Trump, which provides for the withdrawal of US forces from [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] within 3 years.
Nor did US assurances over the past two days that it would keep about 3,500 soldiers in Iraq only, with the possibility of turning a blind eye to what was agreed upon between Al-Kazemi and Trump.
For his part, the US ambassador to [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Matthew Toller , declared that if the missile rhetoric triumphed over the speech of moderation, this could push the United States of America and even the international coalition to review the relationship with Iraq.
This statement is the strongest of an American official, after Washington practiced over the past months a policy of silence about launching [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] at its embassy in the Green Zone in Baghdad or the whereabouts of its forces in Camp Taji or Baghdad airport.
Tueller said in an interview with a number of local media in [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] that the meeting of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi and US President Donald Trump shows the strength of the relationship between the two countries, while he expressed his hope that the visit would create momentum in the relationship between the two countries.
He added that the discussion of economic issues played an important role in the Al-Kazemi meetings in Washington, adding that we all understand the challenges that [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] suffers due to (Corona) and the drop in oil prices, especially that it does not have a strong position to attract foreign investment.
Toller said that Washington is supportive of any economic reform efforts by the Iraqi government, pointing out that there will be meetings in the field of investment for the purpose of supporting reform processes and investment issues.
Tueller called on the Iraqi parliament not to reject the recent agreements between [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] and America.
He emphasized that the strategic framework agreement was approved by Parliament in 2008, and anything we do within this framework is enforceable as a law, and that all that we have done recently is done with the strategic framework agreement within the common interest.
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