NBC News’ Richard Engel Reports on Conversation With Iraq President: You Could Hear in His Voice He’s ‘Worried’

Iraq President Barham Salih is “deeply concerned” following the U.S. assassination of Iranian Quds Force Supreme Commander Qasem Soleimani on Iraqi soil, according to NBC News’ Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel, who reported that he spoke to the leader on Friday.

“This country is extremely divided, it is extremely fragile. Earlier today I spoke on the telephone with the President of Iraq, Barham Salih, someone who I’ve known personally for many years now, and he’s deeply concerned,”
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