Al-Sudani receives the US ambassador to Iraq

Al-Sudani receives the US ambassador to Iraq


Al-Sudani receives the US ambassador to IraqPrime Minister-designate Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani received the US Ambassador to Iraq, Alina Romanowski.

Al-Sudani’s media office said in a statement that “the meeting witnessed discussions on bilateral relations and common interests between the two countries and ways to develop them, and the importance of working to enhance security and stability in Iraq and the region during the next stage.”

Al-Sudani affirmed, according to the statement, “Iraq’s desire to consolidate a strategic partnership relationship with the United States by strengthening work on the strategic framework agreement in its various economic, educational, cultural and political aspects and issues of facing the effects of climate change, as well as security cooperation in the field of providing support and advice to empower the Iraqi security forces.” “.

The Prime Minister-designate expressed “the keenness of the next government to continue the dialogue at the national level inside and outside Parliament, and to strive to resolve internal contentious issues.”

He stressed “the importance of building distinguished and balanced international relations, in the interest of the Iraqi people, and building bridges of cooperation with brotherly and friendly peoples in the regional and international environments.”

For her part, the US ambassador affirmed the US government’s support for a secure, stable, prosperous, and united federal and sovereign Iraq,” according to the statement.

And on combating corruption in Iraq, the US ambassador expressed her country’s “readiness to help Iraq combat corruption,” praising “Al-Sudani’s focus in achieving progress in this file.”

Romanowsky quoted the US administration’s desire to “continue to cooperate with Iraq to defeat ISIS remnants and combat terrorism,” noting that “Iraq represents an essential and strategic component in the region.”