For a long period of time, the question of the Iran-loyal militias in Iraq and the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country in a state of crisis. Several times, and threatened Washington with a vengeance. Now that the suspicion has been directed at you.
Baghdad/Washington (Reuters) – A deadly rocket attack on the forces of the international Anti-IS coalition in Iraq has increased the tensions between the Iran-loyal militias, and the United States of america.
During the war, was killed on Wednesday, three soldiers of the coalition, and twelve more injured, like that of the united states coalition against the terrorist militia Islamic state (IS) have been reported.
At the base in Taji, North of the capital Baghdad, around 18 Katyusha rockets, as appropriate. Among the dead was a Briton, according to the government in London. The other two victims, according to reports in the media, the united states and Americans.
In Taji, about 50 German soldiers are currently stationed. There was no casualties, according to a spokesman of the operational command. The training of a rest for a couple of days, as well as in Iraq, the corona virus is spreading.
A spokesman for the ministry of foreign affairs strongly condemned the repeated rocket attacks. “Our condolences go out to our American and British partners, and the families of the victims.”
After the attack, was convicted in the Iran-loyal Shi’ite militia groups, the withdrawal of the AMERICAN troops in the fall. Several hours later, the attack on Iraq, in an air-Syrian border, 26 soldiers of the militia were killed, the Syrian Observatory for human rights reported. If you are something of the Anti-IS coalition, and for the bombing of the area around the border of the city album cover We are responsible. It was most likely a reprisal attack.
The Shi’a militia, Kataib Hezbollah, which has been one of the most in Iraq, says the attack was in Taji. The date for the resumption of the Jihad operations, and is capable of hunting down the “evil aggressors” from the country, it said in a statement.
The US President, the Donald Trump said Thursday at the White house on the question of the response to the attack: “We’ll have to see what the response is.” The attack had been carried out, as a “rebel group”. It had not been proven beyond a doubt, that this group would have to be backed by Iran, but it is likely to be.
The Shi’ite militias in Iraq has been a great deal of influence. You are officially under the command of the President, the heads of state and the commander-in-chief, Adel Abdel-Mahdi, acting largely independently of each other. In the closely linked with the Iran-linked groups, and had been in the United States, following the killing of the Iranian General Ghassem Soleimani and the Iraqi militia leader, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, in the event of a U.S. attack in January with a vengeance. If you Had already done this in the past, before the attacks on the coalition troops are responsible for this.
Iraqi security forces had been found after the bomb blast at a stone’s throw away, and the firing of the rockets used in the vehicle, put the Anti-coalition, it IS. On the Basis of the South in their armed forces for training and consulting to keep.
The British Prime minister, Boris Johnson, has said that it will continue to be in close contact with the coalition partners, in order to find out what exactly is going on. The US Secretary of state, Mike Pompeo wrote in the short message service Twitter: “in front of the attack, who were responsible should be held accountable for their actions.”
Iraq’s head of government, Abdel Mahdi said, ” the people who are responsible should be in jail. Its impact has been limited, however, because he had been declared after a massive protest against the ruling Elite of the Elite of his dismissal, and only in the world of business, is a leader in the office.