Legal expert: the presence of US forces at the request of Iraq

Legal expert: the presence of US forces at the request of Iraq

2018/11/12 8:55

Legal expert - the presence of US forces at the request of Iraq“The Strategic Framework Agreement with the United States, ratified by Law 52 of 2008, includes rights to Iraq and obligations to America,” said Tareq Harb, a legal expert.
“This agreement was issued by Law No. 52 of 2008 issued by the Parliament and ratified this law, the Presidential Council in this year, which was headed by the late President Jalal Talabani and the membership of Adel Abdul Mahdi and Tariq al-Hashemi and was published in Official Gazette (Iraqi Chronicle) No. 4102 dated 24/12/2008 “.
He pointed out that “the name of this agreement a certain significance, its name is the strategic framework agreement for a relationship of friendship and cooperation between the two countries.”
“The first part of this agreement is the principles of the relationship between the two countries. The relationship of friendship and cooperation is based on mutual respect, norms of international law and non-interference in internal affairs,” Harb said. “The presence of US forces is in Iraq’s sovereign demand and full respect for Iraq’s sovereignty.”
“The United States should not use Iraq’s territory, water and airspace as a launching pad or pathway to launch attacks on other countries and not seek or seek to have permanent bases or a military or permanent presence in Iraq,” he said.
He pointed out that “the agreement imposed obligations and duties on America for the benefit of Iraq in all areas so that the title of each section of the Convention entitled cooperation and then determine the scope of diplomatic cooperation, diplomacy, defense, culture, economy and energy and the latest agreement, all of them cooperation,” noting that the agreement may be amended with the consent of both parties in writing and procedures Constitutional “, stressing that” the termination of the agreement requires an editorial notice and a year. ”

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