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Iraqi lawmakers have voted to end the presence of all foreign troops after a U.S. airstrike killed Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani, whom the U.S. accused of carrying out terrorist attacks on Americans and hundreds of others throughout the region.
President Trump ordered an airstrike Thursday that killeda top Iranian general. The Pentagon confirmed that Iranian Gen. Qassim Soleimani was targeted in the attack near Baghdad Airport. Soleimani was the head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards and one of the most powerful figures in the country. A statement from the Pentagon claimed the strike “was aimed at deterring future Iranian attack plans.” Pentagon, via statement Pentagon, via statement President Trump tweeted a photo of an American fla
The Trump administration has said it does not intend to pull troops out of the country.