Pentagon: US troops to stay in Iraq after the defeat of Daesh

Pentagon: US troops to stay in Iraq after the defeat of Daesh

2017/3/23 12:41

Pentagon - US troops to stay in Iraq after the defeat of Daesh{Follow: Euphrates News} US Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Joseph Dunford said that the US forces should stay in Iraq after the defeat of Daesh to prevent the return and the emergence of the terrorist group again.
Mathis noted before the Armed Services Committee in the Senate , “it would be wrong to leave Iraq as the United States did in 2011,” adding that “should not be the American citizen carries the burden of the survival of US forces in Iraq.”
Also he pointed out that ” I do not see any reason to withdraw again from Iraq and re the same lesson.”
In turn, Dunford stressed that “Iraqi security forces clearly need to support US troops and also to assist them in the process of reconstruction” .anthy

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