US begins withdrawal of troops from Iraq

Washington has started to withdraw troops from Iraq.

Yahya Rasool, Military Spokesperson of Iraqi Prime Minister Kazimi, said in a written statement that the combat forces of the USA have started to withdraw from the country.

Rasool emphasized that the withdrawal process is planned to be completed by 31 December.

The statement underlined that the withdrawal process is taking place according to the plan drawn by the Joint Operations Command of the Iraqi Ministry of Defense and the International Coalition forces.