The Report: Is Trump's visit to US troops in Iraq a violation of its sovereignty?

Synopsis

Donald Trump’s visit to United States troops in Iraq sparked negative reactions in the country. Many Iraqi politicians say that Trump’s unannounced visit is a violation of the country’s sovereignty. Human rights organizations and Iraqi politicians have strongly criticized recent airstrikes on Iraqi cities including Mosul. Strikes by the US, caused many civilian casualties and now campaigners are calling for the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq. So what does this unannounced meeting between the US president and the US troops mean for Iraq and the World?

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Greta Berlin,
Middle East Expert

Aired on

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 11:00 pm

30 mins

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