26 Jun 2019

Iraqi President Barham Salih on US/Iran tension: ‘War is the last thing the region needs, we are yet to finish the last war on terror’


The Middle East conference has been overshadowed by rising tension and the threat of war between America and Iran. One country which would be caught in the middle of such a conflict is Iraq, which still is a base for thousands of US troops.

We spoke to the President of Iraq, Barham Salih, and started by asking how his country would be affected by an American-Iranian conflict.