Sky: the United States began a partial withdrawal of forces from Iraq after the destruction of IG
The United States began a partial withdrawal of its armed forces from Iraq after the destruction of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG banned in Russia) in the Arab country. This was announced on Monday, Sky News Arabia, citing the official representative of the government in Baghdad.
Iraqi officials confirmed the drawdown of American troops involved in the campaign led by the Washington coalition against ISIS.
Previously, the Agency Associated Press (AP), citing sources claimed that the United States has entered into an agreement with the Iraqi government. It provides for the transfer of U.S. troops and weapons from Iraq to a military base in Afghanistan. According to AP, last week left the country a few dozen people.
The international coalition against ISIS formed on the initiative of the USA at the NATO summit in September 2014. According to U.S. sources, its efforts are supported by about 60 countries, including the UK, Australia, Jordan, France, Denmark, the Netherlands, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. In December 2017, Donald trump announced that his country had achieved victory over the terrorists of ISIS in Syria and Iraq.
The Prime Minister of Iraq Haidar al-Abadi announced the final victory over IG in the Republic on 10 December last year.