US President Donald Trump visits US troops in Iraq on Christmas
December 27 , 2018
US President Donald Trump along with first lady Melania Trump traveled to Iraq on the night of Christmas. They went there to thank the troops for their services, success and their sacrifices. However, a planned meeting between Mr. Trump and Prime Minister of Iraq, Adel Abdul Mahdi, was canceled. Mr. Trump during his visit said that the US has no plans of pulling out from Iraq. There are nearly 5,000 troops in Iraq to support the government for carrying out its fight against the Islamic State (IS) group.