February 13, 2018 / 03:43 PM
U.S. planning to establish military base on Iran-Iraq border: daily

The Lebanese daily of al-Akhbar reported the U.S. is planning to establish a military base near the region of Amam Weis, on Iraq’s border with Iran.

The daily claimed the establishment of the base is to prevent the ifiltration of the Iraqi forces of Hashd al-Shaabi.

The report stated that the U.S. has made the decision not so long ago and is to erect the base in order to prevent Hashd al-Shaabi forces from intervening in the disputed regions of Jalawla, al-Saadiye and al-Meqdadiye in northern Iraq.

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