V.P. Biden: U.S. committed to deep, lasting partnership with Iraq under Strategic Framework Agreement
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s commitment to the United States partnership agreement signed Bouapnha and between Iraq and promised the Iraqi National Security Advisor Faleh al-Fayad that next year would witness more opportunities that will “broaden and deepen relations between the two countries.”
A spokesman for U.S. National Security Council Tommy Vietor in a statement issued Wednesday evening on the meetings deputy national security adviser Tony Blinken Iraqi delegation headed by Iraqi National Security Adviser Faleh al-Fayad said that “Biden joined the meeting, which was held Blinken and Fayad, focused discussions, including on the regional developments and attention shared between the United States and Iraq in establishing peace and security in the region. “
The Vietor that “Biden expressed the U.S. commitment to deep and lasting approximately U.S. Partnership with Iraq under the Strategic Framework Agreement signed between them,” noting that “the two sides agreed to testify next year in order to save many of the opportunities that contribute to the expansion and deepening of cooperation between the United States and Iraq.
He updated as the U.S. National Security Council that “this meeting is the latest in a series of periodic consultations and intense that take place between the two countries on all issues of common strategic importance.”
The visit, Iraq’s national security adviser Faleh al-Fayad is the first visit by a senior Iraqi security official level to the United States since the outbreak of demonstrations in a number of provinces in the (21 December 2012)
And comes after more than three weeks of speech by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in a speech during a security conference held in Munich, Germany, (3 February 2012) in which he stressed the unwillingness of U.S. President Barack Obama visited Iraq during his second term,
And despite the fact that the United Nations and many countries and observers have confirmed that taking place in Iraq from demonstrations and protests have been going more than two months, is one of the “most dangerous and wider” crisis which has passed through since the fall of the former regime Year (2003), the U.S. administration did not comment on These events do not in any way, not even through its embassy, which only one of the officials of the clarification that Americans “embarrassed what is happening and prefer not to comment.”
Iraq has signed and the United States end in November 2008 agreement called the Convention on the strategic framework, in addition to a security agreement stipulates that it should withdraw all U.S. forces from all territories and waters and airspace of Iraq no later than December 31 of the year 2011.
Washington has a diplomatic mission in Iraq is one of the largest U.S. missions in the world, most notably, with an estimated staff at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad more than ten thousand employees, most of them security personnel.