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Iraqi Lawmakers Urge End U.S. Troop Presence as Iran Mourns a Slain General

Iraqi Lawmakers Urge End U.S. Troop Presence as Iran Mourns a Slain General

US trrops expelled from IraqLawmakers in Iraq voted on Sunday to  require the government to end the presence of American troops in the  country after the United States ordered the killing of the Iranian  leader of the elite Quds Force, Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, on Iraqi soil.

The  decision to heed the demands of angry Shiite factions and politicians  came as hundreds of thousands of mourners poured into the streets of  Iran to pay their respects to General Suleimani, the most powerful  figure in the country after the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

The  vote is not final until Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi of Iraq signs  the bill. But since he drafted the language and submitted the bill to  Parliament, there was little doubt he would sign it.

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