Minister of being an American countries, including a visit to Iraq to discuss sanctions against Iran

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 15:04

BAGHDAD / Baghdadiya News / .. announced that the U.S. Treasury Department, on Tuesday, the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David Cohen is currently on a tour that includes Iraq, Lebanon and United Arab Emirates to discuss the international sanctions imposed on Iran and Syria in addition to the efforts of the United States continued in the fight against global terrorism .

According to a statement by the U.S. embassy in Baghdad issued today and received / Baghdadiya News / copy of it, that… “the Deputy Minister Cohen will provide brief officials on sanctions the new U.S. against Iran’s central bank and discuss efforts to tighten sanctions against Syria, including those declared by the League of Arab States “.

The U.S. embassy statement said that “Cohen visits will focus on matters of mutual interest, including the continuation of cooperation in the areas of disability and the financial networks supporting terrorist organizations.”

The statement said that “the Deputy Secretary Cohen visited Iraq during the last week and discussed similar issues with senior Iraqi officials,” / End / 21.