The United States and the Afghan Taliban have resumed negotiations. Representatives of the parties met in Qatar.
Iraqi authorities do not intend to review the parliament's decision to withdraw foreign troops from the country. This was announced on Tuesday, January 14, in the office of the current Prime Minister of the republic, Adel Abdel Mahdi.
President of Iran Hassan Rukhani signed a document, in which he recognized the U.S. Army and the Pentagon as terrorist organizations. This is reported by the Iranian media.
The U.S. threatens Iraq with denial of access to the government bank account, which is in the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. It holds funds from oil sales.
Iran's вЂњreckless actionsвЂќ led to the death of the UIA passenger plane. This was stated by a representative of the American administration on Saturday, January 11.
The passenger Boeing of the Ukrainian airline UIA that fell near Tehran was shot down by mistake, the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces said.
Thousands of protesters are calling on the Iraqi authorities to stay away from the conflict between America and Iran.