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A leader of the Iraqi anti-terror Popular Mobilization Units (PMU), better known as Hashd al-Sha’ab, says thermal cameras installed in the country’s central province of Salahuddin have recorded US military helicopters transferring Daesh terrorists to various areas across the country.

“The United States is not serious about withdrawing its troops from Iraq. The presence of US forces shows that previous statements made by Iraqi authorities and their American counterparts are false and misleading,” Qassem al-Kuraiti told Arabic-language al-Ahad television network in an exclusive interview on Saturday.

He added, “Thermal cameras in Salahuddin have captured how Daesh elements are being transferred across Iraq by US choppers.”

Kuraiti touched on Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein’s recent statements about the need for US forces in the Arab country, noting that it is up to theIraqi nation to decide whether American troops should stay or be expelled.

“Iraq does not need the presence of…

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