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Jul 22, 2020 - The Washington Post

IRAQ

Kadhimi visits Iran, offers assurances

Iraq and Iran sought Tuesday to ease bilateral political tensions, as Iraq's prime minister said his government would not allow any threat to Tehran to emanate from Iraqi territory.

Mustafa al-Kadhimi, visiting Tehran and speaking at a news conference alongside Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, alluded to Iraq's concern not to become a battlefield between Iran and the United States, which are archenemies.

"The pe...