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The future for more than 5,000 US soldiers in Iraq is about to become clearer.
Since joining the fight against ISIL in 2014, Washington has provided about $5bn in military aid to Baghdad.
But discussions are now being held on how much longer the troops will be there.
Al Jazeera's Simona Foltyn reports from Baghdad: