Iraq’s Kadhimi, Trump Sidestep Setting Deadline for Withdrawing U.S. Troops From Iraq

WASHINGTON—Iraq’s new prime minister and President Trump refrained on Thursday from placing a program for withdrawing American troops from the country, as they grappled with the risk posed by remnants of Islamic State and the ongoing have to have to teach Iraqi forces.

“We unquestionably never have to have battle troops in Iraq,” reported Mustafa al-Kadhimi, who met with Mr. Trump for the to start with time Thursday. “But we do have to have coaching and potential improvement and safety cooperation.”