Grave fears for interpreters helping Australian soldiers as Iraq votes to expel foreign troops

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Exclusive: Shia militia leaders vow to target and kill Iraqi citizens who have aided foreign forces, describing them as enemies to be ‘eliminated’

Interpreters working with Australian soldiers in Baghdad said they fear they will be abandoned in an increasingly dangerous and chaotic Iraq, after the country’s parliament voted to expel all foreign troops and Australia said it might be forced to pull out.

Shia militia leaders have vowed to target and kill Iraqi citizens who have cooperated with foreign forces, describing them as enemies who will be “eliminated”.

Related: Iraqi interpreters who served beside Australians say they’re prevented from applying for visas

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