Washington disassociate itself from Odierno's remarks concerning the division of Iraq

Friday 14-08-2015

Twilight News / confirmed the United States of America, that the statements made by the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff of the outgoing Ray Odierno on Iraq does not represent the US position.

Said US State Department spokesman John Kirby in response to General Raymond Odierno's remarks, in which he said that the division of Iraq may be the only solution to the problems currently experienced by that "these statements are not our policy nor our point of view and not our vision for the future of Iraq to which we aspire," describing remarks Odierno as "personal opinions".

He stressed that "his country will continue to support the Iraqi government in Baghdad, led by Prime Minister al-Abadi, which is trying to help him confront the real challenges in his country", adding that "Washington supports a sovereign government in Iraq."

Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff of the outgoing Raymond Odierno announced that reconciliation between Shiites and Sunnis in Iraq is becoming increasingly difficult, considering that the division of this country, "may be the only solution" to settle the sectarian conflict that has torn.