Iraqi President slams Trump’s proposal to keep troops in Iraq to ‘watch’ Iran

Iraq has rejected President Donald Trump’s proposal to maintain a U.S. base in Iraq to keep watch on Iran.Iraqi President Barham Salih denounced the plan of using his country to keep surveillance on Iran, saying the U.S. has neither asked permission for such activities, nor should it burden Iraq with such a policy, the Washington Post reported Monday.“We will not allow this,” Salih said. “Iraq does not want to be a party or axis to any conflict between multiple countries.”“Don’t overburden Iraq with your own issues,” Saleh said, according to BBC News. “The U.S. is a major power… but do not pursue your own policy priorities. We live here.”

Source: Iraqi President slams Trump’s proposal to keep troops in Iraq to ‘watch’ Iran

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