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US troop deployments in Iraq to be focus of White House talks this week | Military Times
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US troop deployments in Iraq to be focus of White House talks this week | Military Times

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany announced in a press briefing on Wednesday that President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi would include in their meeting ‚Äúa range of regional security issues, including the enduring defeat of ISIS.‚ÄĚ The discussion will focus on long-term plans for reducing US troops deployed in Iraq. Though, al-Kadhimi said his country will still need continued military support but might not include boots on the ground in his country. A senior administration official advised no timelines and specific reduction numbers were included in the planned discussion.

Source: https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2020/08/19/us-troop-deployments-in-iraq-to-be-focus-of-white-house-talks-this-week/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+military-times%2Fnews%2Fpentagon-congress+%28Military+Times+-+Arc+RSS+-+Pentagon+%26+Congress%29

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