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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Iraq’s Council of Representatives Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi

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U.S. Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
Readout
January 9, 2019

 

The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Iraq’s Council of Representatives Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi and members of the Council of Representatives Foreign-Relations Committee. The Secretary emphasized U.S. support for the long-term bilateral partnership, anchored by the Strategic Framework Agreement, and the necessity of supporting Iraq’s democratic institutions, economic development, energy independence, and sovereignty. Secretary Pompeo emphasized the U.S. commitment to addressing Iraq’s security challenges, including the continuation of our security partnership with Iraqi Security Forces.


This translation is provided as a courtesy and only the original English source should be considered authoritative.
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