US withdraws 2,500 troops amid uptick in attacks: Iraq PM

Iraq’sprime minister on Saturday confirmed at least 2,500 US soldiers have withdrawn amid increasing”annoyance and concern”from Washington over repeated attacks on assets in the country.Mustafa al-Kadhimi described the move as part of “a great achievement” made in ongoing strategic dialogue with the US, during an interview with the Al-Iraqiya channel.”Before my trip to Washington, I met all political forces and some of them asked me to negotiate with the Americans that they would withdraw from Iraq over a period of 8 years. I negotiated and we got a period of 3 years,” the PM said.The remarks …

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