Trump: US troops weren’t supposed to leave Iraq in 2011

Trump: US troops weren’t supposed to leave Iraq in 2011

WASHINGTON, March 20. /Offset. TASS Anatoly Bochinin/. American troops had to leave Iraq in 2011. This was stated by the President of the United States Donald trump is meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haydar al-Abadi at the White house.

The American leader also praised the efforts of the current authorities of the country in the fight against grouping “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). “Of course, we shouldn’t have to leave. We don’t have to do this. Came the vacuum and we discussed what happened (then),” said trump.

“I know you put a lot of effort. (Former) General (Minister of defense James) Mattis, General (assistant to the national security Herbert) and McMaster (Secretary) Rex Tillerson told me that you are doing a good job. This is not a simple matter, it is a tough job. Your soldiers are engaged in heavy fighting”, — said the owner of the White house.

As reported before on his page on the microblogging network Twitter, the press Secretary of the President Sean Spicer, trump and al-Abadi discussed the fight against ISIS. “We’re going to get rid of ISIS, (it) is already happening,” said the tramp. In his opinion, “a lot has changed in the past five or six weeks.”

Trump once again critical of the multilateral agreement on Iran’s nuclear program negotiated under his predecessor Barack Obama. USA the meeting was presented by Vice President Michael Penny, senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner, trade Minister Wilbur Ross and the chief of staff of the White house by the Rains was Primacom. At the negotiating table was also attended by Mattis, Tillerson and McMaster.

The head of the Iraqi government, in turn, told about how the military of his country to help refugees from the conflict zone. He also thanked trump for the exclusion of Iraq from the list of countries whose citizens, according to the decree of the White house, temporarily denied entry into the United States.