President Obama Announces U.S. Troops Out Of Iraq By Year’s End
The Obama administration is following the plan by the Bush administration to be out of Iraq by the end of the year.
According to a White House official, “this deal was cut by the Bush administration, the agreement was always that at end of the year we would leave, but the Iraqis wanted additional troops to stay. We said here are the conditions, including immunities. But the Iraqis because of a variety of reasons wanted the troops and didn’t want to give immunity.
“So that’s it. Now our troops go to zero,” the official added.
“We will have a very robust diplomatic presence. But it will be a normal diplomatic presence like we have in many countries.Click here for reuse options!
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