American Ambassador: We hope that the Iraqi parliament will not reject the new agreements between Baghdad and Washington
The US ambassador to [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Matthew Toller, confirmed today, Monday, that the visit of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi to Washington has given great impetus to the relationship between the two countries.
Toller said in a telephone interview with a number of media outlets, that "Al-Kazemi's meetings in Washington are an extension of what was held on June 11 by default, and we believe that the fact of the meetings shows the seriousness of both countries about the strength of the relationship between them," noting that "Al-Kazemi's visit gave a great impetus Of the relationship between the two countries. "
He added, "Unnatural challenges facing [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] 's economy due to Corona and the economic crisis, especially that the Iraqi economy is central and unable to attract foreign investment," noting that "Al-Kazemi and Iraqi officials have shown their vision for economic reform, and America has shown its willingness to cooperate with [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] in these efforts."
He continued, "In addition to the Washington meetings, there will be trade and investment meetings in order to improve the environment for foreign companies to invest in Iraq, and we have signed an agreement for e-government, financial reform, expansion of the partnership in trade and the promotion and strengthening of trade between the two countries."
He expressed his hope that "the Iraqi parliament will not reject the signed agreements because they serve the common interests in the relationship between the two countries," adding that "the strategic framework agreement was ratified by the Iraqi parliament in 2008 and is in effect as a law and any agreements we make within this agreement, and we believe that everything we have done." At this stage, it is consistent with the spirit of the strategic agreement. "
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