Statement / Prime Minister's Media Office

Iraq Prime Minister's Media Office
Sat, Nov 23, 2019

US Vice President Mike Pence paid an agreed visit to Iraq during which he inspected his country's forces at the Iraqi base of Al-Assad in the framework of the international coalition that supports the Iraqi forces in the fight against Daesh.
It was agreed that he will visit Erbil as well. A telephone conversation was held on Saturday at 12:30 pm between His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al- Mahdi and the US Vice President on strengthening relations between the two countries and prospects for joint cooperation, In addition to discussing developments in Iraq and the government's efforts, reform measures in response to the demands of the demonstrators.
The vice president also conveyed the greetings of US President Trump and continued cooperation to develop the distinguished relations between the two countries. His Excellency Prime Minister congratulated the Vice President and his family for thanksgiving; His Excellency requested that his greetings to be conveyed to the US President and the forces contributing to the training of Iraqi forces. He stressed the importance of the sovereignty, independence of Iraq, to provide security, stability for the country and to protect the interests of all Iraqis of various components and religions, the arms are confined to the state and the two countries cooperate in the framework of their strategic agreements.

Media Office of the Prime Minister
November - 23 – 2019

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