The Iraqi government urged the US administration to refuse recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. According to the official Baghdad, the President’s statement Donald trump will give a new impetus to terror.
«We warn of the serious and dangerous consequences of this decision – not only in our region but throughout the world. The United States should reconsider its decision that serves only the interests of the extremists and terrorists,» the statement reads.
Operating in Iraq Pro-Iranian terrorist group «Harakat Hezbollah an-Nujaba» said that after the speech of Donald trump believes is operating in Iraq American soldiers a legitimate aim. The group has about 10,000 fighters.
«Idiot trump declared Jerusalem the capital of the Zionist entity. This will give motivation to erase the Zionist entity from the face of the Middle East», — said the leader of the group, Akram al-Kaabi.
A few days before the performances trump the Director of the CIA Mike Pompeo delivered a warning to the Iranian leadership, and in particular, commander unit «al-Quds» corps of the Islamic revolutionary guards, General Kassem Suleimani.
«We told him that we will consider it and Iran responsible for any attacks American interests in Iraq from Iranian and Pro-Iranian forces. We wanted to be perfectly clear,» — said the head of the CIA.