Abadi Office: Dempsey did not discuss the post-combat forces, and our position is clear

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Editor Mohammed Shafiq – Sunday November 16, 2014 17:37

Alsumaria News / Baghdad
Confirmed the Prime Minister’s Office Haider al-Abadi , Sunday, that the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey did not discuss during a meeting with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi post-combat forces for the Liberation of Anbar and Nineveh, while stressing that the Iraqi government’s position is clear from the use of foreign troops.

He said the media spokesman for the Office Saad newborn in an interview for “Alsumaria News”, “The Iraqi government’s position is clear on the use of foreign troops to participate in combat operations on the ground,” stressing that ” Iraq does not need foreign troops. “

Newborn and added that he “has not been talking about it during a meeting with Prime Minister Bdimpsa,” pointing out that “something like this needs to be a decision of the US President and the support of Congress.”

Newborn and pointed out that “Gen. Dempsey congratulated on the great progress of the Iraqi forces,” pointing out that the latter “expressed his country’s readiness to provide various kinds of support and backing for Iraq.”

The Anatolia news agency quoted Turkish official said he was “close to al-Abadi,” saying that the latter yesterday refused a US offer to engage US combat troops in battles that may be launched in hazardous areas against elements of the organization ” Daash . “

And arrived Dempsey, on Saturday (November 15, 2014), to the capital of Baghdad , where he met both Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi, and Army Chief of Staff Babacar Zebari , and praised the victories achieved by the security forces in the fight against the organization “Daash”, and he went to the city Erbil and met the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani.

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