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Withdrawal of U.S. Forces from Mosul, Iraq (Taken Question)

Taken Question
Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
June 29, 2009


Question: Does the June 30th Withdrawal under the Status of Forces Agreement include withdrawal from various U.S. outposts in Mosul?

Answer: The Security Agreement that we signed with the Government of Iraq requires U.S. combat forces to withdraw from Iraq cities, towns and localities by June 30, 2009. We are committed to the full implementation of and compliance with the Agreement, including withdrawing combat forces from all Iraqi cities, including Mosul.

PRN: 2009/661


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