Al-Kazemi's meeting with the American delegation: Confirmation of the outcomes of the strategic dialogue between Baghdad and Washington
2021.05.04 - 15:02
Baghdad - People
Prime Minister Mustafa discussed, on Tuesday, the file of the withdrawal of US combat forces from Iraq, with the US government delegation headed by the White House Coordinator for Middle East and North Africa Affairs Brett McGurk.
A statement by Al-Kazemi's office, a copy of which was received by People (May 4, 2021), stated that “Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi received today, Tuesday, the US government delegation headed by the White House Coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa, Brett McGurk, and included the advisor of the US State Department. Derek Chollett, Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Joy Hed and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Middle Eastern Affairs Dana Stroll.
The statement added, "During the meeting, coordination and joint cooperation in various fields were discussed, and an emphasis was placed on activating the outcomes of the strategic dialogue between Iraq and the United States of America, especially with regard to the withdrawal of combat forces from Iraq and the development and expansion of cooperation in the economic, cultural and commercial fields."
He continued, "During the meeting, the issue of cooperation in the health field and combating the Corona pandemic was also discussed, as well as assistance in providing support for the rehabilitation of some health institutions in Iraq."