- President Trump has threatened Iraq with sanctions over the its call for the troops of the US and other foreign countries to leave
- Trump insisted that heavy sanctions will be imposed on Iraq unless it asks the US forces to leave on a friendly basis
- The US president noted that his country has an expensive airbase in Iraq, adding that the forces will not leave unless Iraq pays for it
President Donald Trump had threatened to impose sanctions on Iraq after it called on the troops of the United States to leave.
Recall that the Iraqi parliament has supported a resolution calling on the troops of the US and other foreign countries to leave the country.
Aljazeera reports Trump on Sunday, January 5, said sanctions will be imposed on Iraq if it asked the US troops to leave without doing so on a friendly basis.
"We will charge them sanctions like they've never seen before ever. It'll make Iranian sanctions look somewhat tame," President Trump was quoted to have said.
The US president explained that his country has an expensive airbase in Iraq, adding that the forces will not leave unless Iraq pays for it.
Legit.ng previously reported that President Trump threatened to attack no fewer than 52 Iranian targets to bring down the middle east country if it dares to carry out threats of attacks on America.
Trump said the US will not take any threats from Iran and the world power would hit "very fast and very hard" at the Iranians.
Justifying the killing of an Iranian general in airstrikes that he ordered, Trump said late Soleimani had planned to kill several Americans, killed hundreds of Iranian protesters and had organized the attack on US embassy in Iraq.
Trump further advised Iran to avoid attacking the US because the country would always retaliate.
He boasted of the US's military power, saying the country had what it takes to bring the middle east country if it became aggressive.
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