Baghdad - INA
Dr. Barham Salih received at the Peace Palace in Baghdad the President of the US Central Command General Joseph Leonard Votel and his accompanying delegation.
President Saleh stressed the importance of developing security and military cooperation between the two friendly countries and the United States contribution to arming and developing the military capabilities of the Iraqi security forces.The President of the Republic pointed out that the final elimination of terrorism requires cooperation and commitment by the international community in supporting and supporting the affected countries and their reconstruction, praising the great role of the international coalition in the elimination of terrorist gangs.
For his part, General Fotil renewed his country's commitment to stand by Iraq and develop the capabilities of its security forces training and armament.
The meeting stressed the commitment to protect Iraqi sovereignty, and that the presence of any forces for the purposes of support in the face of terrorism is the invitation of the Iraqi government and within the agreed goals.