Iraq, US agree to redeploy coalition forces

Iraq and the US on Saturday, June 5, agreed on a plan for redeploying US-led coalition forces outdoors the war-torn nation, in response to the Iraqi Protection Ministry.

A ministry assertion mentioned the Iraqi-US navy committee will draft a timeline for the troop redeployment in July and August. The assertion, nevertheless, didn’t give any additional particulars concerning the plan.
“The US facet has reiterated respect of Iraq’s sovereignty,” the assertion mentioned, including that the US-led coalition forces “present advising and help to totally defeat the terrorist ISIS gangs."
In line with the ministry, the 2 sides agreed to carry conferences to debate the long-term safety relationship between the 2 nations.
In April, Washington and Baghdad introduced that the US-led coalition forces have shifted the main target of its mission from fight to advising and coaching the Iraqi forces.
The US has led a global coalition since 2014 to combat the ISIS terror group, which captured nearly one-third of Iraq’s territory in 2014. The terrorist group, nevertheless, was defeated by the Iraqi military, with the assistance of the US-led coalition, in 2017.
There are 3,000 coalition forces and a pair of,500 US troops in Iraq.
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