Iraqi-US Higher Coordination Committee holds its fifth meeting in Baghdad
US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan met with Undersecretary of the Iraqi Foreign Ministry Nizar Khairallah while the fifth meeting of the Iraq-US High Coordination Committee was held.
A joint statement by the US-Iraq High Coordination Committee, which was received by the Economist News, stressed "the great progress we have made under the SFA so far and laid the foundation for future cooperation, particularly in the areas of political and diplomatic cooperation and trade and financial cooperation" .
"The United States and the Republic of Iraq are committed to developing and strengthening our permanent partnership based on common interests that will continue to expand in the coming years," the statement said. "While we maintain our strong security partnership to ensure the permanent defeat of Daish, Activate our political and economic relations to support the Iraqi economy in the face of the challenges of the twenty-first century and meet the needs of Iraq in the field of reconstruction. "
"We will continue to strengthen our ties to build a multi-dimensional relationship through trade, education, cultural exchange, cultural protection, law enforcement, environmental protection, energy and other vital areas," the statement said.
"In 2008, Dultana signed the Strategic Framework Agreement (SFA) to reaffirm the desire of the two sides to establish lasting ties of cooperation and friendship, and today the SFA is the basis on which we build a strong and mutually beneficial relationship, Once again in Baghdad, to reaffirm and reaffirm our commitment to this important partnership and the principles of cooperation, sovereignty and mutual respect expressed by the SFA. "