Iraqi parliament passes resolution asking gov’t to cancel request for US help
Sunday, January 5
The resolution tells the Iraqi government to ensure state monopoly on weapons and to work on ending the presence of all foreign troops in Iraq.
Ending foreign troop presence best for Iraq: PM
“Despite the internal and external difficulties that we might face, it remains best for Iraq on principle and practicality,” Abdul Mahdi told parliament in a speech.
Iraq says it complained to UNSC over US strike
The foreign ministry said it had submitted two letters to the UN and asked the Security Council to condemn Soleimani’s “assassination“.