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United Nations - Morsi Abu Touq
US President Joe Biden said Tuesday in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly that the United States It wants to open a "diplomatic era" after the end of the war in Afghanistan and will not resort to military force except "As a last resort."
"Over the past eight months, priority has been given to rebuilding our alliances, reviving our partnerships, and recognizing that they are essential to our security," he added The United States and its Enduring Prosperity” while the United States was mired in an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with France Its oldest ally.
And Washington confirmed yesterday, through its ambassador in Baghdad, that the presence of some of its forces in Iraq was at the invitation of the government The Iraqi government is not an occupying force, pointing to the US administration's desire for a strong and stable Iraq, and that Iraq's situation is not similar to the Afghan situation. This was stated during the reception of the National Security Adviser, Qassem Al-Araji, in his office on Tuesday, the American ambassador in Baghdad, Matthew Tueller, who assured al-Araji that the United States does not want to be a burden on the Iraqi government.
Al-Araji discussed with the US ambassador the latest developments in the political and security situation in Iraq and the region, and ways to strengthen partnership between the two countries, and the importance of making more efforts to activate the strategic partnership agreement between Baghdad and Washington. The US ambassador indicated that his country "is aware of the magnitude of the challenges facing the Iraqi government at home." and abroad,” stressing, “The United States of America does not want to be a burden on the Iraqi government, but rather.” She seeks to be a supportive factor for her.”
"Iraq has a history of civilization and progress, and it is not like Afghanistan," Toeller said, stressing: The United States respects the sovereignty of Iraq and its institutions. The US ambassador explained that his country "wants a strong, secure and stable Iraq," noting that " The presence of the American forces and within the framework of the international coalition is at the invitation and request of the Iraqi government, and that the American forces It is not an occupying force, but rather it is to enable and assist the Iraqi forces in their missions.”
For his part, Al-Araji stressed that "the Iraqi government is working to be a meeting point for all." Noting that "Iraq distances itself from conflicts, as they harm its security and stability."
The ministry said in a statement, "Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein participated yesterday, Monday, in the consultative meeting." The annual council of the League of Arab States at the ministerial level, which was held at the headquarters of the Permanent Mission of the State of Kuwait to United Nations, on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, chaired by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs of the State of Kuwait Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah, President of the 156th session of the Arab League, with the participation of Dr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary General of the League of Arab States.