The Iraqi Parliament held an emergency session on Sunday to discuss the US airstrike in Baghdad that killed Iranian terror leader Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.
On Saturday Iraq’s Speaker vowed to put an end to US presence in the country.
BREAKING: Iraq’s Parliament vows to eliminate the US presence in #Iraq — deputy parliament speaker says they’ll hold an emergency meeting & make “decisive decisions that put an end to US presence inside Iraq”
— Gillian Turner (@GillianHTurner) January 3, 2020
On Sunday the Iraqi Parliament voted to end US military presence in their country.
— Imam of Peace / Pray for Peace… (@Imamofpeace) January 5, 2020
BREAKING — Iraqi parliament votes for the withdrawal of all U.S forces and the @coalition from #iraq and submits a complaint to the @UN against the U.S for violating the sovereignty of the country. #Iran #Iranattack https://t.co/bSkUjPwqpH
— finanzasmania (@finanzasmania) January 5, 2020
Here’s the video–
— Press TV (@PressTV) January 5, 2020
This is NOT a surprise.
BREAKING: The Iraqi Parliament passed a resolution to end foreign military presence in the country, likely excluding Iran.
The resolution still must undergo additional legislative measures before it takes effect.
This is no surprise, given Iran has been recruiting in Iraqi Gov. pic.twitter.com/OzSwJj4iaV
— Michael Coudrey (@MichaelCoudrey) January 5, 2020