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Iraqi Parliament Votes For Expulsion Of US Troops

Iraq’s parliament has voted for the government to end the presence of United States troops fighting Islamic State in the country.

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In an emergency session, the parliament issued a resolution obliging the government to rescind its previous request for help from the anti-Islamic State coalition after the defeat of the extremist militia.

The parliament also called for the government to prevent any foreign troops from using Iraqi airspace for any reason.

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The move comes after a U.S. airstrike on Friday near Baghdad airport killed a senior Iranian general and Iraqi Shiite militia leader along with several Iran-allied militiamen.

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