President Obama Announces End to War In Iraq

U.S. President Barack Obama, announcing Friday that “the rest of our troops will come home by the end of the year,” said: “After nearly nine years, America’s war in Iraq will be over.”

The new partnership with Iraq will be “strong and enduring” after U.S. troops leave the country, Obama said in the White House briefing room. The United States will continue its interest in a strong, stable Iraq after U.S. troops leave, the president said.

“Today I can say that our troops in Iraq will definitely be home for the holidays,” Obama said.

Read more at CNN

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