Fatah Alliance: Trump’s Visit to Assad’s Military Base Is Beyond All Diplomatic Norms

BAGHDAD, The construction coalition (Fatah) expressed surprise at US President Donald Trump’s visit to Assad’s military base west of Anbar province, describing it as beyond all diplomatic contexts.

“Trump’s visit of is a flagrant and clear violation of diplomatic norms, showing its disregard and hostility treatment with the government of Iraq, and this is totally unacceptable,” the coalition said in a statement.

“This visit places many questions about the nature of the US military presence and its real objectives,” it said, added “These goals can pose a threat to the security of Iraq, which was achieved thanks to the sacrifices of its heroic sons from the popular mobilization forces and the heroic Iraqi security forces.

The coalition called on the Iraqi government to reject this visit and to inform the United Nations and summon the US ambassador in Baghdad as a matter of urgency.

He called on all political parties to unite in the demand for national sovereignty and put an end to the US suspicious military presence on Iraqi soil.

Trump arrived at Ain al-Assad air base in Al-Anbar on a surprise visit with his wife to inspect and thank US troops there.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency