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Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohamed Halboussi met with a parliamentary delegation led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and means of enhancing them in all fields.
"The extremist terrorist organization is not only targeting Iraq, it is targeting the world, and the international community must unite to fight it," he said.
Iraq has made sacrifices on behalf of the whole world, and has achieved military victory with the blood of its sons and with the support of friends, including the United States of America. Terrorism must be defeated once and for all. There are still pockets and sleeper cells, and this is another challenge that needs continued cooperation between Iraq and its friends. ; To eliminate this organization and extremist ideology; for a prosperous, secure and stable Iraq. "
He added that one of the challenges facing us is the return of displaced people and their stability, and the provision of services to citizens. We call on international companies, including the United States, to enter into investment. Iraq needs two types of projects, including long-term ones such as oil and energy, Conditions are now more favorable than at any other time, and economic partnership between the two countries must be strengthened through projects that reach citizens directly.
For his part, McConnell expressed the commitment of the United States to support Iraq and respect its sovereignty as a strong ally away from any danger and threat, and to work to build economic relations that serve the interests of the two friendly peoples.
of the Speaker of the House of Representatives
March 29, 2019
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