Al-Abadi: I took over the Presidency of the Government and the US forces were at Baghdad airport

BAGHDAD Former Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said that took over the Presidency of the Government and the US forces were at the Baghdad International Airport.

"The previous government, which took the decision at the time, was excused to protect the country from the danger of the terrorist Daesh," he said in a televised statement.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency