Security Agreement Between Us And Iraq

Wedgwood, of Johns Hopkins University, says the Iraqi framework appears to be a repeat of the framework the U.S. signed with Afghanistan in 2005. He continued that “this day seemed unlikely two years ago – but the success of the wave and the courage of the Iraqi people have set the conditions for these two agreements to be negotiated and approved by the Iraqi parliament.” [38] NOTE: This link takes you to a link that is no longer linked to the documents themself. On 4 December 2008, the Iraqi Presidential Council approved the Security Pact. “Nothing has been changed (to the agreement),” presidential secretary Nasir al-Ani said after it was verified by the panel. The Council`s decision marks the last obstacle to the pact with regard to the approval of the Iraqi Government or legislation. [24] According to Syrian officials and academics, the pact posed a risk to Syria`s security. “The US presence in Iraq, whether permanent or temporary, threatens Syrian security,” Syrian Vice President Farouq al-Shara said. President Bashar al-Assad said the deal would “turn Iraq into a launching pad to attack its neighbors instead of supporting them.” “The continued U.S. presence in the region, with what Newsweek magazine says, is the world`s greatest message [in Baghdad] means.

it will interfere in all affairs of the region,” said Syrian political scientist Jasim Zakariya. Syria claimed that the US carried out an airstrike on a Syrian village in September 2008, killing eight civilians. [57] In protest at an agreement they saw as an extension of a “humiliating” occupation,[45] tens of thousands of Iraqis burned an effigy of George W. .