Obama: U.S. will pull troops out of Iraq by year-end

October 21, 2011 18:58

WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama on Friday said the United States will fulfill its promise by pulling troops out of Iraq by the end of the year

"As promised, the rest of our troops in Iraq will come home by the end of the year. After nearly nine years, America's war in Iraq will be over," Obama told reporters.

He spoke after a video conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.

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