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US to withdraw 2,200 troops from Iraq by finish of September

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The US will withdraw greater than a 3rd of its troops from Iraq inside weeks, its prime Center East commander says.

Gen Kenneth McKenzie instructed reporters the troop presence could be decreased from about 5,200 to three,000 throughout September.

These remaining will proceed to advise and help Iraqi safety forces in “rooting out the ultimate remnants” of the jihadist group Islamic State (IS).

Final month, US President Donald Trump reaffirmed that he deliberate to drag all troops from Iraq as quickly as doable.

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