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US Officially Ends Combat Operations in Iraq

US Officially Ends Combat Operations in Iraq

From: VOA

The responsibility for leading the fight against the Islamic State terror group in Iraq has now shifted from the United States and its coalition allies to Iraqi security forces.

Iraqi officials made the announcement early Thursday, saying U.S. and coalition forces would remain only to provide support as needed.

"Cooperation will continue between Iraqi security forces and the international coalition on an advisory and support level," Major General Saad Maan, head of Iraq's Security and Media Cell, told reporters.

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