BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:45 P.M.) – On Thursday, the Iraqi security forces took over the Al-Qa’im military base in the Al-Anbar Province after the U.S.-led international coalition forces withdrew from the area.

According to the Iraqi security forces, the coalition forces, which were mostly comprised of Danish and Norwegian soldiers, withdrew from the Al-Qa’im base and moved towards the ‘Ayn Al-Assad Airbase in the Heet District.

The security forces said the U.S. withdrew from all positions along the Qa’im-Deir Ezzor border area, which is where Hashd Al-Sha’abi and the Iraqi border guards are both deployed.

In addition to leaving the Al-Qa’im base, the U.S.-led coalition forces have also decided to several small installations across the country, as they consolidate their troops following the attacks launched against their units in Iraq.

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Gustavo Lopez Velazquez

We hope USA leave Irak for good, and never ever come back again.