08:32 GMT18 September 2020
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    An Iraqi delegation arrived in the US capital on Tuesday for bilateral negotiations, which include a meeting between President Donald Trump and Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhim.

    US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Iraq's Foreign Minister Fuad Husayn are holding a joint press conference in Washington, DC on Wednesday for the second phase of the US-Iraqi strategic dialogue.

    The US administration and Baghdad previously agreed that American forces will reduce the number of their servicemen stationed in Iraq after the country's parliament adopted a resolution requesting that US troops leave the country. The resolution was approved following a drone strike that killed Qassem Soleimani, the commander of Iran's Quds Force, and Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes, the deputy head of Iraq's Shia militia Hashd al-Shaabi near Baghdad.

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