German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President of France Emmanuel macron and Prime Minister, Boris Johnson appealed to the Iraqi authorities urging them to provide necessary support to the anti-terrorist coalition led by the United States. This is stated in the joint statement of the leaders of the three countries posted on Twitter the official representative of the Cabinet of Ministers of Germany Steffen Seibert, the evening of 5 January.
the statement noted that maintaining the coalition is important. The leaders of the three countries reaffirmed their commitment to continue the fight against terrorists “Islamic state” (banned in Russia), reports TASS.
Previously, the Iraqi Parliament voted for a resolution calling on the government to “put an end to the military presence of foreign forces in the country”, and also to stop work under the security agreement, which was concluded with the forces of the international terrorist coalition.
the decision of the Parliament stated that the government should take practical steps to end the foreign military presence, the prohibition of the use of Iraqi airspace, and request the revocation of the anti-terrorist coalition regarding assist in the fight against the terrorist organization “Islamic state” (banned in Russia).