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Top News Trump says talks with Taliban ‘constructive

Top News Trump says talks with Taliban ‘constructive

Some of the forces moving out of Syria will go to Iraq, where they can monitor any resurgence of Islamic State or other militant group and "ultimately some will be coming home", Mr Trump said.

In the CBS interview, conducted on February 1, Trump said usa troops have been in Afghanistan for almost 19 years, and, while the outcome of ongoing peace talks with the Afghan Taliban remains to be seen, "They want peace".

Kurdish MP Sarkawt Shams tweeted that the mission of United States troops in Iraq was "to help Iraqi security forces against terrorism, not "watching" others".

"If they are slaughtered by the Turks within reasonable proximity to our leaving, it will be a stain on our honor of this country that will persist ... in our ability to attract allies to assist us in future projects of this kind", King said.

Following Trump's secret visit to Iraq in December, political groups in the country have stepped up their efforts to persuade the parliament to stand against the presence of U.S. forces in the Arab country.

Speaking to CBS, Trump had said: "One of the reasons I want to keep it [US base in Iraq] is because I want to be looking a little bit at Iran because Iran is a real problem".

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The amendment acknowledged progress against Daesh and al Qaeda in Syria and Afghanistan but warned that "a precipitous withdrawal" could destabilize the region and create a vacuum that could be filled by Iran or Russian Federation.

Trump is expected to speak to the gathered foreign ministers at the State Department-hosted conference on Wednesday is widely expected to reiterate and expand on his anti-IS message from the State of the Union, officials said. But the decision continues to draw widespread criticism, and the commander of U.S. Central Command is now saying that he "was not consulted" prior to Trump's announcement.

On Dec. 19, the Trump administration announced that it would be pulling all USA forces from Syria.

Trump cited the high cost in blood and money after years of fighting in Afghanistan, in arguing for a USA withdrawal from the place where the 9/11 attacks were hatched.

At a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Votel said the Islamic State occupies less than 20 miles of territory and has about 20,000 to 30,000 fighters, adding, "We don't fully know".

Washington has had troops in Iraq since the 2003 US-led invasion that toppled dictator Saddam Hussein.

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USA military commanders rely heavily on Syrian forces to gather intelligence from information and material gathered from the battlefield, but also a wide-range of informers with firsthand knowledge about ISIS operations.

In response, Iraqi President Barham Salih said today that Trump did not ask Iraq's permission for USA troops stationed there to "watch Iran".

"We have very fast airplanes, we have very good cargo planes". Iraqi military personnel discovered and managed to defuse three Grad rockets pointed at the base set with electronic timers. Many Iraqi officials saw the visit and the Trump's comments as affronts to Iraq's sovereignty.

Trump said the United States spent a fortune on a base in Iraq.

Starting this week, the new Congress is stepping up its oversight of USA military operations in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan and Africa, and the planned drawdowns of troops from several of those places.

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