the Iraqi authorities have begun preparation of a mechanism for the withdrawal of foreign troops from the country. Such statement on a press-conferences the chief of the armed forces of Iraq Abdel Kerim Half. Speech Halfa was broadcast channel “al Jazeera”.
According to him, henceforth, the activities of the international coalition in Iraq will be limited advice, weapons and training soldiers. Such a decision Half explained the recent unfriendly steps by the United States, in particular, missile strikes, which led to the death of the head of special forces “Quds” Islamic revolutionary guard Corps, Qassem Soleimani, the Deputy head of the Shiite militia Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and killed 10 people.
“It’s nonsense which is impossible to be silent” — said Half, noting that the RAID was conducted by Americans alone, without the knowledge of the General command of the armed forces.
In the near future the Iraqi government will limit ground and air movement of forces of the international coalition.