INA - BAGHDAD
PM Adel Abdul Mahdi received the US secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday.
Both have discussed the mutual relations between the two countries in terms of counter-terrorism and fighting Daesh terrorist groups.
The two also made talks regarding mutual cooperation in terms of energy, power and economy.
“Iraq is a democratic country that is keen on the stability of the region and the good relations with the Arab states and the neighbouring countries.
During this meeting, they have discussed the US withdrawal from Syria where Pompeo explained that the US is gradually withdrawing the forces in an organized way and in cooperation with Iraq.
Pompeo asserted US support to Iraq and the efforts to maintain security and economy.
Baghdad Municipality announced the lifting of the concrete blocks of the streets of the areas of Mansour and the Al-shaela near of Al Karkh Municipality.
Iranian Foreign Minister Jawad Zarif on Monday visited the Iraqi parliament.
Speaker of the house representative Mohammed Al-Halbousi received on Monday the Jordanian king Abdullah II.
Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mehdi confirmed that France is a friendly country to Iraq and that relations with it are very important because of its status as well as the strong and outstanding role it plays
President of the House of Representatives Mohamed Halboussi received on Monday French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Laudrian and his accompanying delegation.