Pompeo to Iraqi PM: We will not tolerate attacks on "American lives"

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asserted to Iraqi "resigned" Prime Minister Adel Abdi al-Mahdi on Monday the need to hold the groups responsible for the attacks that targeted the Taji camp recently accountable, stressing that America will not tolerate attacks and threats that affect "American lives."

US State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagos said in a press statement that Foreign Secretary Michael Pompeo spoke to Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi yesterday to discuss the recent attacks on the Iraqi military base in Taji.

Minister Pompeo said, "America will not tolerate attacks and threats that affect American lives, and will take additional measures when necessary in self-defense."

The Taji camp north of the capital, Baghdad, where American forces are present, was "violently” shelled on Saturday, three days after a similar bombing that killed and wounded American and British soldiers, which prompted the American air to carry out air strikes on security and military sites affiliated Iraqi forces and the Popular Crowd.

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Pompeo to Iraqi PM: We will not tolerate attacks on "American lives"

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asserted to Iraqi "resigned" Prime Minister Adel Abdi al-Mahdi on Monday the need to hold the groups responsible for the attacks that targeted the Taji camp recently accountable, stressing that America will not tolerate attacks and threats that affect "American lives."

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US State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagos said in a press statement that Foreign Secretary Michael Pompeo spoke to Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi yesterday to discuss the recent attacks on the Iraqi military base in Taji.

Minister Pompeo said, "America will not tolerate attacks and threats that affect American lives, and will take additional measures when necessary in self-defense."

The Taji camp north of the capital, Baghdad, where American forces are present, was "violently” shelled on Saturday, three days after a similar bombing that killed and wounded American and British soldiers, which prompted the American air to carry out air strikes on security and military sites affiliated Iraqi forces and the Popular Crowd.

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