The Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi received at his office on Sunday Mr. John Silvan US Deputy Secretary of State, accompanied by the US Ambassador to Iraq Mr. Douglas Silliman.
At the beginning of the meeting, Mr. Silvan and his accompanying delegation conveyed the congratulations of US President Donald Trump to Mr. Halbusi on his election as Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, stressing the continued support of his country to Iraq in all fields.
The Speaker stressed the importance of strengthening cooperation between the two countries within the strategic framework agreement, as well as cooperation in the economic and investment field and the active contribution of American companies in the projects of reconstruction of infrastructure and services for all Iraqi cities.
Al- Halbusi also valued the position of the United States and the international coalition in supporting Iraq during its war on terrorism, stressing at the same time the need to work to achieve stability of the region completely away from the axis policy, which will contribute to the stability of Iraq.
The Speaker Media Office