The US president, Donald Trump, has informed Iraqi Prime, Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, of his commitment to the rapid withdrawal of the international coalition forces from Iraq within three years.
While disclosing this on Thursday August 20, 2020, Trump said the US had withdrawn significantly from Irag.
He added that very few soldiers remain in Iraq.
“Al-Kadhmi is a man with whom I get along very well,” Trump said.
The US president further emphasized that “The need to respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Iraq in accordance with the decisions related to the Iraqi legislative and executive authorities.”
Meanwhile, the Iraqi news agency said that Washington confirmed its support for al-Kadhimi’s plans to reform the local economy.
Baghdad and Washington signed a memorandum of understanding to support the health sector in Iraq.
Al-Kadhimi is on an official visit to the US, leading a high-level government delegation. It is Iraqi premier’s first trip to the US since he took the office in May.