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'Significant Progress Towards Eliminating ISIS Threat': US to Reduce Troops in Iraq 'Over Coming Months'

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The two countries recognized that in light of significant progress towards eliminating the ISIS threat, over the coming months the US would continue reducing forces from Iraq, a joint statement said.

Washington: The United States promised Thursday to reduce troops from Iraq over the coming months after talks with Baghdad, where lawmakers have pushed for their withdrawal.

"The two countries recognized that in light of significant progress towards eliminating the ISIS threat, over the coming months the US would continue reducing forces from Iraq," a joint statement said.

first published:June 12, 2020, 07:46 IST