Trump Threatens Iraq With Sanctions After Parliament Votes to Expel Foreign Troops

Posted on AllSides January 6th, 2020
From The Right
National Defense, Iran, US Military, sanctions

Following the Iraqi Parliament's vote on Sunday to expel foreign troops from Iraq, President Trump threatened to impose economic sanctions that he says will "make Iranian sanctions look somewhat tame."

Speaking to reporters on Air Force One, the U.S. president said: “If they do ask us to leave, if we don’t do it in a very friendly basis, we will charge them sanctions like they’ve never seen before ever. It’ll make Iranian sanctions look somewhat tame.”

“We have a very extraordinarily expensive air base that’s there. It cost billions of...

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