Iraqi government denies possible visit to Biden to Baghdad

Iraqi government denies possible visit to Biden to Baghdad

Wednesday, August 29 / August 2012 11:08

{Baghdad: Euphrates News} spokesman denied the federal government Ali al-Dabbagh, the news that talked about a planned visit by U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden to Baghdad.

Dabbagh said in a press statement that “there is no possible visit by U.S. Vice President to Iraq,” noting that “there is a visit to the political delegation from the U.S. State Department to Baghdad.”

He stressed that “the delegation’s visit American political will discuss the work of the Coordinating Committees shared between Iraq and the United States within the framework of the strategic agreement between the two sides,” noting that “there are 9 committees in sectoral ministries, and all of the Commission shall determine the dates of its meetings, there are no meetings centralized.”

Al-Dabbagh said that “committees met jointly once, during Biden’s visit to Iraq last year,” he said, adding that “each committee meets alone and under the auspices of the minister concerned.”

“The meetings of these committees periodically, and there are 9 joint committees in different cases, a {a political committee and diplomatic Services Committee, the Committee on Defense and Security, Economic Commission, the Cultural Committee, the Education Committee}”, noting that “these committees dates of the meetings Organization sometimes meets in Baghdad and sometimes in Washington. ”

The media sources have talked about a planned trip to a high-level U.S. delegation Iraq on the third of September next, to discuss the political situation and the developments in the region and regional variables, with Iraqi officials.

The Iraqi channel announced on Monday, that the political delegation and U.S. security a high-level delegation headed by Vice President Joseph Biden will visit Iraq next on September 3. Ended.
Source: alforatnews