[size=36]US official discusses with the finance minister measures taken to implement sanctions on Iran[/size]
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A senior US official and Iraqi Finance Minister Fuad Hussein discussed measures taken by the United States to impose sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran.
US Treasury Secretary Marshall Bellingly and his accompanying delegation discussed with Finance Minister Fouad Hussein the political situation in the Middle East as well as prospects for economic and financial cooperation between Iraq and the United States, according to a statement by the Ministry of Finance.
"The developments in the political landscape in the region and the measures taken by the United States to impose sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran," Marshall said.
He gave a brief explanation of "the future US policy and bilateral relations between Iraq and America, especially in the areas of economy and finance."
"The situation in the region is complex and sensitive at the same time," Deputy Prime Minister Billingsley said. "We hope that the outstanding problems will be resolved through peaceful means, diplomacy, dialogue and negotiations, because any tension or conflict will negatively affect all countries in the region, This will negatively affect the economy and the Iraqi market. "
The two sides agreed to "continue cooperation and exchange views in order to protect the Iraqi economy and ensure its stability from any repercussions in the region."
The meeting was attended by the acting US Ambassador to Baghdad, Joy Hood, and a number of advisors from both sides.