Iraqi lawmakers demand U.S. troops to withdraw after Trump visit | PBS NewsHour

Iraqi lawmakers demand U.S. troops to withdraw after Trump visit | PBS NewsHour

BAGHDAD — President Donald Trump’s surprise trip to Iraq may have quieted criticism at home that he had yet to visit troops in a combat zone, but it has infuriated Iraqi politicians who on Thursday demanded the withdrawal of U.S. forces.

“Arrogant” and an “a violation of national sovereignty” were but a few examples of the disapproval emanating from Baghdad following Trump’s meeting Wednesday with U.S. servicemen and women at the al-Asad Airbase.

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