The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi on Thursday, received the US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, Mr. David Hale, in the presence of the American Ambassador to Iraq, Matthew Tueller.
The meeting discussed the relations between the two countries and the continuation of joint cooperation in all fields in a way that serves the interests of the two friendly countries.
Mr. Hale emphasized the continued partnership and support of his country to Iraq and the need to respect its sovereignty and strive to be a safe, strong and stable country.
The meeting also discussed efforts to combat terrorism, eliminate ISIS and fight extremist ideology.
H.E. the Speaker stressed on the importance of continued international support for reconstruction efforts, returning the displaced to their areas and achieving stability.
The US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs expressed his country’s keenness to work with Iraq to rebuild it, return the displaced, and expand the horizons of economic cooperation and investment opportunities, and ensuring the stability of Iraq and the well-being of its people, hoping that an Iraqi government will be chosen with a pure national decision that meets popular requirements.
Of the Parl. Speaker
Dec 19, 2019