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Pompeo: We will use our authority to punish corrupt Iraqis

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed, on Saturday, December 7, 2019, that Washington will take measures to punish “the corrupt Iraqis who are plundering the public wealth of their country and targeting peaceful protesters.”

Pompeo wrote on his Twitter account: “Today, we are taking steps to fulfill the pledge to use our legal powers to punish corrupt Iraqis who steal the public wealth of their country and target peaceful protesters.”

He added: Iraqi political leaders and government officials should make Iraq first. Source