US eyes eventual Iraq exit as ISIS threat wanes (1 Viewer)

< Previous | Next >

CNN.com - RSS Channel - Politics

Guest
Offline


(CNN)The Biden administration is eying an eventual withdrawal of US troops from Iraq as the country's security forces grow more capable and the threat of ISIS wanes, the two countries announced in a joint statement Wednesday.

The statement followed a meeting between Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein.

The timing of the exit will be determined in upcoming "technical talks," which have not yet been scheduled, to discuss the process of withdrawal, said chief Pentagon spokesman John Kirby.

"The idea was to defeat...

Continue reading...
 

Create an account or login to comment

You must be a member in order to leave a comment

Create account

Create an account on our community. It's easy!

Log in

Already have an account? Log in here.

< Previous | Next >

Users Who Are Viewing This Thread (Users: 0, Guests: 1)

Advertisement

Sponsored

Top Bottom