Iranian missile strikes have been two military bases of Iraq ain al-Assad airport Erbil. Ayn al-Asad base of the armed forces of the United States and Iraq in the province of al-Abnar in the West, it is located in the area Hit about 160 km West of Baghdad, and 8 kilometers to the West of the village of Khan al-Baghdadi. The base is also used by the British armed forces in Iraq.
the Second blow fell on the base in Erbil — a city in Northern Iraq. One of the rockets landed on the perimeter of Erbil international airport without exploding. In the 70-ies of the last century, the airport was built as a military base.
Iran has already claimed responsibility for strikes on us bases in Iraq, reports channel “Russia 24”. As reported by Iranian television channel Press TV, it was a response to the assassination of General Soleimani during a US RAID last week. The attack of US military facilities in Iraq given the name “Martyr Soleimani”. The Islamic revolutionary guards corps said that the military attack will be exposed to any U.S. forces involved in the aggression against Iran, and the Iranian foreign Minister concluded his missile strike Tehran made a proportionate response to us actions.
on the Eve of President trump has spent in the oval office meeting with Prime Minister of Greece. They also discussed the situation in Iraq that requires withdrawal of foreign troops from its territory. The Pentagon has previously said that the United States do not intend, that is, in fact, declared himself the occupiers of Iraq, and trump just confirmed it. According to him, the time for the withdrawal of U.S. troops is absolutely not suitable, and Washington puts Baghdad on its own terms. “We are ready to withdraw its troops from Iraq, but now’s not the time. If we leave now, we will lose a lot of money spent on the construction of air bases, embassies and other buildings. We will reimburse these costs! I have already talked about possible sanctions from the United States, and they can be extremely hard because we need to be treated with respect”, — said the President of the United States.