Biden in Baghdad to discuss the withdrawal

28/09/2011

I learned »Sabah» sources of a high-ranking U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden thinks visit Baghdad to discuss a withdrawal. The sources, who asked not to be named: The «Biden may visit Baghdad next month to agree on the mechanics of the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq and keep the coaches and the issue of immunity and long-term partnership between the two countries in accordance with the strategic framework agreement ».

The MP for the National Alliance, Haitham al-Jubouri announced that the U.S. forces refused to keep any of its soldiers on Iraqi territory for one day without enjoying full immunity, and with the authorization of the House of Representatives, stating in a press statement, the side of the Iraqi negotiating team headed by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki tried to persuade the U.S. side to keep the number of trained immunity in part, with or without immunity, through dial-up the last that took place between al-Maliki and Biden, but the latter rejected it strongly.

According to the source, the goal of Biden’s visit the President on keeping the number of American soldiers with them legal immunity appears to be «not be achieved», by the refusal so by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and most of the political blocs, except the province of Kurdistan, who warned in the words of President Massoud Barzani of the withdrawal is final. In the meantime, begins with a U.S. congressional delegation visit to Baghdad in the next few days.

The aim of the delegation’s visit, for according to sources, to discuss the developments in the political process in Iraq, especially that the country is at the forefront of countries in the region which is endowed by the winds of democracy after the fall of the dictatorial regime. The source, who asked not to be named: The «delegation’s visit will create for visiting officials U.S. high-level

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