A planned visit by the highest U.S. official since the withdrawal ..
A planned visit by the highest U.S. official since the withdrawal .. Baghdad on a date with the chief of staff for one day and in total secrecy
BAGHDAD / translation of the future Iraqi
Will visit Iraq by end of this month, the highest official in the Pentagon to follow up the situation and to discuss with the political parties about the latest developments, which appear to be increasingly tense following the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq last year. Chief of Staff at the Pentagon Jane Martin Dempsey, will stay in Baghdad for one day, where it is expected to meet officials at the American Embassy, in addition to a number of Iraqi political leaders, in order to follow up the implementation and the stages of the American Enterprise in the rebuilding of Iraq, and the visit by the Dempsey visit is highest by the U.S. official following the withdrawal of troops from there.
A spokesman for the Pentagon Dave Lapan, that "it is expected to discuss the Chief of Staff, the security challenges of internal and external, faced by the Iraqi government, and ways of cooperation in overcoming them." It is noteworthy that there are approximately the 300 U.S. troops in Iraq, their mission, focused on training Iraqi forces and to provide security for the embassy and its staff. With regard to the growing Iranian role in Iraq after the withdrawal of U.S. troops, he spoke to during the "We are concerned about Iranian influence growing in all parts of the Middle East," adding that "the penalties enacted recently aimed at reducing the role of Iran in Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East ".
And Colonel Lapan said that "the Government of the United States continue to provide support to Iraq, at the request of Baghdad, and in the legal limits for the mission."