Iraq and the United States reaffirm the commitment to a comprehensive partnership for the years ahead [expanded]
A joint statement: Iraq and the United States reaffirm the commitment to a comprehensive partnership for the years ahead [expanded]
Posted, 2017/3/21 23:33
Iraq and the United States confirmed its commitment to a comprehensive strategic partnership to benefit both countries over the coming years.
According to a joint statement issued after the meeting of the Iraqi delegation headed by Prime Minister Haider al – Abadi, on Monday in Washington with US President Donald Trump and his administration received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, Trump today welcomed Balebadi in the Oval Office , stressing the continuing US support for Iraq and its people in joint war waged by countries against Daesh gangs terrorist. ”
the statement added , ” the United States is committed with Iraq today a comprehensive partnership based on mutual respect in the light of the Iraqi-US strategic framework Agreement , which defines cooperation frameworks in the political, economic and cultural fields. ”
He noted that” President Trump was keen to host Prime Minister Abadi at the White House in the early heads of the world in appreciation of the role of Iraq and in support of the close relationship that links between the US and Iraqi peoples and the importance of the relationship between the two governments. ”
praised Prime Minister Abadi and President Trump at a meeting today , ” the level of outstanding military cooperation between Iraq and the United States in the war against Daesh military to liberate Mosul and the campaign. ”
the statement noted that” despite the ferocity of the enemy, but we are confident of his defeat, at a time when Iraqi forces continue to achieve victories in its war against Daesh, the two presidents agreed that the partnership will continue between Iraq and the United States in the long term to eradicate the roots of terrorism in Iraq and to strengthen Iraq ‘s power in the military and other important areas. ”
He added that “In cooperation with our partners of the 68 members of the International Alliance of States to eliminate Daesh, United States will continue to provide support and training to Iraqi forces in order to achieve decisive victory and lasting against Daesh gangs and terrorist reach Kablyatea to an advanced level of capacity and efficiency, security The partnership between Iraq and the United States It represents an important pillar of support for security in both countries. ”
The joint statement “can not defeat terrorism completely only a military victory, as the two presidents agree on the need to strengthen the partnership between the two countries to include political and economic fields through joint strategic framework agreement.”
He pointed out that ” the officials of the two countries will talk over the next coming months on the steps to be taken to strengthen economic ties and encourage investment and expand the horizons of cooperation in the energy sector, and strive to create new opportunities and strengthen cooperation in education and culture sector.”
He explained , “We seek to achieve common interests and promote the welfare of the two countries, the United States commends the vision of Prime Minister al – Abadi to build a strong and diversified economy in Iraq, is able to meet all the needs of the Iraqi people.”
He noted that ” the United States strongly supports Iraq ‘s partnership with the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank will continue in coordination with the Group of Seven industrialized nations [7G] to help Iraq to achieve economic stability and the implementation of reforms needed.”
The United States also welcomes according to the statement , ” the prime minister ‘s efforts to promote good governance represents all Iraqis and address the humanitarian disaster in the country caused by the brutality of the terrorist entity Daesh”.
The consistent Prime Minister and US President on ” the need to develop and sustain positive relations between Iraq and neighboring countries in the region to promote stability in the Middle East and help Iraq build what was destroyed by the terrorist entity Daesh.”
President Trump praised “Iraq ‘s efforts to build constructive relations with the countries of the region and the important role of those relations to strengthen Iraq ‘s ability to address terrorism in all its forms and not allow any attempts to destabilize Iraq and undermine its democratic institutions , ” according to the statement.
He concluded the joint statement by saying: ” The United States will continue and Iraq ‘s commitment to a comprehensive partnership that benefit both countries over the coming years.”