Washington welcomes Al-Sudani’s pledges and renews its commitment to support Iraq

Washington welcomes Al-Sudani’s pledges and renews its commitment to support Iraq

2022-11-03 08:01

Washington welcomes Al-Sudanis pledges and renews its commitment to support IraqShafaq News / The US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, congratulated on Thursday, the Iraqi Prime Minister, Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani, on the formation of the new government.

“The United States of America is keen to work with the government and people of Iraq to enhance respect for human rights, increase economic opportunities, enhance Iraq’s energy independence, and address the climate crisis,” Blinken quoted, in a statement seen by Shafak News Agency.

The US Secretary reiterated the United States’ commitment to “support Iraq in achieving the permanent defeat of ISIS in Iraq,” welcoming Al-Sudani’s call for “reforms and his pledge to fight rampant corruption in the country.”

Blinken and Al-Sudani discussed their mutual commitment to the “strategic framework agreement between Washington and Baghdad, and common interests in preserving Iraq’s security, stability and sovereignty.”

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