Trump: if Baghdad will behave hostile, we introduce meaningful sanctions

If Iraq were hostile towards the United States of America, the U.S. government will impose sanctions. The President of the United States, Donald trump told reporters aboard his plane, going to Washington from Florida.

As noted by trump, a very significant sanctions will be imposed in case of any hostility or anything that will seem to US unacceptable.

the statement trump made in response to a request for comment on the decision of the Iraqi Parliament concerning the withdrawal of foreign troops from the country.

trump said that US troops would not leave Iraq until Baghdad will not pay Washington for the airbase built there. According to trump, this airbase is very expensive and its construction was spent billions of dollars.

on 5 January at an emergency meeting deputies of the Council of representatives of Iraq’s Parliament adopted a resolution obliging the government to put ко6нец military presence of foreign forces in the country.

the Meeting took place against the backdrop of aggravation of the situation in the Republic after a series of US attacks in Iraq, reminds TASS. On 3 January, the Pentagon reported missile strike in the area of the Baghdad airport. The attack killed the commander of the special forces, “al-Quds” Islamic revolutionary guard Corps, Qasem Soleimani and Deputy head of the Shiite militias, “al-Hashd al-SHAABI” Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. Supreme national security Council of Iran said: everything will be done to avenge Soleimani.