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US vs Iran: We Are Not Leaving Iraq – American Military Insists
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US vs Iran: We Are Not Leaving Iraq – American Military Insists

The US Defense Secretary Mark Esper, has said that America has no plans to pull out its military from Iraq. Following the assassination of Iranian army General, Qassem Soleimani by the US government,  the Iraqi Parliament on Sunday, voted for US troops to evacuate the country immediately. However, Esper told Pentagon reporters on Monday that there is no plan for troops to leave Iraq following reports of a US military letter about preparations for a withdrawal. “There’s been no decision whatsoever to leave Iraq,” Esper said, when asked about the letter, adding there had also been no plans issued to prepare to leave. “There’s been no decision made to leave Iraq. Period,” he told reporters, Al Jazeera reports. The letter, cited by news agencies and the US media, was sent to Ira...