Iraqi parliament votes US troops out but next step unclear

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Iraq's parliament has voted to ask that US forces leave the country after last week's killing of Iran's top general in Baghdad but the next step is unclear it's not a binding votes in the Iraqi government would still have to approve the request experts are split over whether Iraq's caretaker prime minister has the authority to ask the US to leave Iran expert Henry Rome at the razor group says if it happens it's a big boost for Tehran which has long wanted American forces out of Iraq they are very happy with how this is turning out but there are serious worries objecting U. S. troops would allow an Islamic state resurgence plus president trump is warning a rock of heavy sanctions if it forces a withdrawal and says America won't leave without first being paid for its military investments in Iraq sadr may gunny at the White House

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