Shammari: US involvement in Iraq does not require parliamentary approval
Date: 03/12/2015 119: 05



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The head of the political thinking center Ihsan al-Shammari, Saturday, that the US presence in Iraq does not require the approval of the Iraqi Parliament as one of the terms of the security agreement signed between Baghdad and Washington.

Al-Shammari said in a statement to Agence / information / that "US ground presence in Iraq does not require a vote in the House of Representatives as one of the terms of the strategic framework agreement signed between Baghdad and Washington," pointing out that "the Convention voted on by parliament and approved by the government." .

"The US presence will be limited to the rapid reaction forces, which will be published on the outskirts of the provinces of Anbar and Mosul and summarized its tasks to participate in qualitative operations carried out by the Iraqi security forces, as well as information gathering and the arrest of terrorist leaders".

A number of deputies of the National Alliance, on Wednesday, said the US presence in Iraq requires a vote in the House of Representatives and the approval of the political parties, while others saw as a violation of the sovereignty of the country.

Said Fuad Masum, President of the Republic, on Wednesday, the US ground presence does not need parliamentary approval. Finished / 25's



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