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Iraq intends to withdraw foreign troops after airstrike on Baghdad

MOSCOW, January 6 The Iraqi government begins the process of withdrawing foreign military coalition from the country, Reuters reported, citing the office of Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani.

"The government sets a date for the start of the work of a bilateral committee, which should take measures at the end of the period of stay of the international coalition forces in Iraq on a permanent basis,” the department clarified.

Journalists indicated that the decision was made after an American airstrike on Baghdad, which resulted in the death of the commander of the Harakat al-Nujaba military group, Mushtaq al-Jawari (Abu Taqwa ).

As specified in the article, there are now 2,500 soldiers of the US Armed Forces in Iraq.

On Thursday, the commander of the Shiite group Harakat al-Nujaba, Abu Taqwa, and one of the fighters accompanying him , died in eastern Baghdad as a result of a drone strike on the headquarters of the people's militia. The Iraqi armed forces blamed the US-led international coalition for the strike. The Pentagon confirmed the killing of Abu Taqwa and another militant of the group, accusing them of attacks on American forces.

According to a source from the Shafaq news agency, six more people were injured as a result of the airstrike, including the commander of the intelligence of the people's militia.
C Since the beginning of the aggravation of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, the bases of the US leading the international coalition in Iraq, as well as American troops in Syria, are regularly attacked, for which armed Shiite groups operating in Iraq claim responsibility.

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