PM to Pompeo: Iraqi Security and Syria settlement is connected

Saturday 22nd December 2018 - 16:10

PM to Pompeo: Iraqi Security and Syria settlement is connected

INA - BAGHDAD

Iraqi PM Adel Abdul Mahdi asserted that the security situations in Syria and reaching out a political settlement are directly connected to the situations inside Iraq and the whole region.

This came during a phone call between the PM and the US Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mike Pompeo on Saturday where both have discussed the recent updates in the region.

Pompeo also informed Abdul Mahdi the reasons behind the US withdrawal out of Syria and the commitment of fighting Daesh and terrorism in Iraq.

He also praised the Iraqi unity and the government efforts to maintain security in Iraq.

PM Abdul Mahdi praised on his part the right decision of extending the 90 days period of Electricity buy from Iran.