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Trump, Pentagon to Announce Plan to Withdraw US Troops from Iraq

US President Donald Trump and The Pentagon are set to announce a plan for withdrawing thousands of troops from Iraq. A senior official was cited by FOX News on Wednesday saying that a coordinated announcement is expected sometime on Wednesday, September 9. The US has around 5,200 troops that were deployed in Iraq and, according to previous reports, it is planning to downsize its military presence to 3,500. Trump and The Pentagon will also announce an additional reduction in US forces in Afghanistan, officials said. Source