Clarity over US troops in Iraq to dominate Biden-Kadhimi meeting

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Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Khadimi will meet US President Joe Biden at the White House later on Monday.

High on the agenda is the US troop withdrawal from Iraq.

Pentagon officials maintain support will continue as combat troops leave amid a continued threat from ISIL (ISIS).

The US in April tentatively agreed to the withdrawal, which is part of Baghdad’s careful balancing of competing Iranian and US influence in the country.

Al Jazeera’s Mike Hanna reports from Washington, DC, the US.

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