President: Trump Did Not Ask Permission From Iraq For US Military Presence To Monitor Iran

Baghdad, President of the Republic Barham Salih said US President Donald Trump did not ask permission from Iraq for an American military presence to monitor Iran.

"The US forces are in Iraq under an agreement between the two countries," the president said in a dialogue session at the Rafidain Conference 2019, added "We will wait for clarification from Washington on the numbers and mission of US forces."

Source: National Iraqi News Agency