Iraqi sources: Dempsey’s visit leads to the return of U.S. special units to Iraq

Iraqi sources: Dempsey’s visit leads to the return of U.S. special units to Iraq

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Follow-up – and babysit – Iraqi political sources said on Thursday that the visit of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey could lead to the return of U.S. special units to Baghdad to train the police and the army on the new weapons that Washington will sell to Iraq soon.
The sources said the newspaper al-Hayat that “Dempsey discussed with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, a new mechanism to help the federal government in the maintenance of the security of its citizens, especially after the escalation of violence.”

He stressed that “made proposals contribute to the development potential of the security forces, equipped with modern weapons, as well as sensitive and sophisticated radars and this falls within the strategic framework agreement signed by Baghdad with Washington as well as the training of Iraqi forces.”

For his part, denied the leader of the Dawa Party Abdul Hadi al-Hassani, bringing U.S. units to Iraq. ”

However, “security cooperation remains constant between the two sides until the stability of the entire security landscape, meaning the continued processing of the country with modern and sophisticated weapons, and intensify courses that increase the combat skills of Iraqi security men.”

The U.S. Embassy the U.S. Alenthaddh in Baghdad issued a statement in which it confirmed that Gen. Dempsey’s visit is part of efforts by the United States within the strategic framework agreement to support the continuity of the development in Iraq, a strategic partner that contributes to peace and security as a leader in the region.
Source: alrayy