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Trump’s Iraq Sanctions Threat ‘Not Very Helpful’ – Germany

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said President Trump’s threat to slap sanctions on Iraq should Baghdad expel U.S troops based there “is not very helpful’. “I don’t think you can convince Iraq with threats, but with arguments,” Maas told Deutschlandfunk radio on Monday, January 6, 2020, warning that years-long efforts to rebuild Iraq “could […]

Trump Warns Iran Of ‘Major Retaliation,’ Threatens Sanctions On Iraq

U.S President Donald Trump has threatened “major retaliation” if Iran avenges the killing of its key Military Commander; warning of massive economic sanctions against ally Iraq if the country expels U.S troops based there. The twin threats came as Iran announced it was further reducing compliance with a tattered international nuclear accord, ending limitations on numbers of centrifuges […]