Middle-east Arab News Opinion | Asharq Al-awsat

Obama: U.S. will pull troops out of Iraq by year-end | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
Select Page

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Friday said the United States will fulfill its promise by pulling troops out of Iraq by year-end.

“As promised, the rest of our troops in Iraq will come home by the end of the year. After nearly nine years, America’s war in Iraq will be over,” Obama told reporters.

He spoke after a video conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.