The US embassy in Iraq said Thursday that special presidential envoy Brett McGurk and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Andrew Peake visited Iraq to discuss several files.
“The Special Presidential Envoy of the International Coalition to Combat Brett McGurk and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Andrew Peck visited Iraq to meet with senior Iraqi government and security officials and to review the progress made in stabilizing Iraq after liberating its territory,” the embassy said in a statement. Of the preacher. ”
The statement added that “McGork and Beck, accompanied by US Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Silliaman, met in Baghdad with Prime Minister Haider Abadi, Speaker of the House of Representatives Salim al-Jubouri and other political and religious figures and security, and met the delegation in Erbil with the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq Nechirvan Barzani, The ministers of the region, Qubad Talabani, where the meetings focused on ensuring the permanent defeat of Daash by strengthening the security measures on the borders of Iraq with Syria and plans to destroy the remaining sanctuaries of the Syrian side.
“During his visit, the delegation had the opportunity to learn firsthand about the progress achieved in achieving stability in Mosul and the size of the remaining challenges to restore normalcy to Iraq’s second largest city.” He visited Makkurk and Beek, a market reopened in eastern Mosul, Mosul and Mosul University where US-funded work to eliminate the threat of explosives continues. The United States and 25 other donor countries of the International Alliance have committed more than $ 834 million to the UN Stabilization Fund The United Nations Development Program to support the activities of vital stability in areas free of authoritarian control. ”
“It is important for partners to implement their commitments to ensure full funding for UNDP’s stabilization projects this year,” McGork said. “We welcome the commitment made by 24 partners last month in Kuwait under the auspices of the European Union and the World Bank, 30 billion dollars for the reconstruction of Iraq in the long term. ”
“The United States is committed to continuing security, political and economic cooperation with Iraq within the framework of the strategic framework agreement between the United States and Iraq, and the United States supports a unified, democratic, federal and prosperous Iraq that includes a stable and effective Kurdistan Region.”