Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
Statement by Heather Nauert, spokesperson
October 3, 2018
The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Barham Salih, Iraq’s new President. The Secretary congratulated President Salih on his new position and underlined that the United States looks forward to working with him in this important role. The Secretary underscored continuing U.S. support for a strong, sovereign, and prosperous Iraq as outlined in our bilateral Strategic Framework Agreement with Iraq.