Biden Announces "New Phase" In Iraq Relations, End Of "Combat Operations"

Biden Announces "New Phase" In Iraq Relations, End Of "Combat Operations"

Newsdesk |
July 27, 2021

President Joe Biden opened talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi on Monday saying relations were in a "new phase" that would include the end of US combat operations in the country. With Kadhemi at his side in the White House, Biden said that the US is "committed to our security cooperation" and will "to continue to train, to assist, to help, to deal with ISIS as it arises."

New Delhi, 27 July 2021

As per news report of NDTV, "But we're not going to be, at the end of the year, in a combat mission," he said. Biden also stressed US support for elections in October in Iraq, saying Washington is working closely with Baghdad, the Gulf Cooperation Council and the United Nations to ensure the elections are fair. Kadhemi said the US and Iraq have a "strategic partnership."America, they help Iraq. Together we fight, fight and defeat ISIS," he said.

Source -NDTV


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