A phone call between Prime Minister Adel Abdul – Mahdi and US President Donald Trump informed
US authorities of the Iraqi authorities , the desire of US President Mr. Donald Trump visited Iraq on the evening of December 26 to congratulate the new Iraqi government and to visit US military personnel within the support of Iraq in the fight against Daesh international coalition forces and welcomed the government Iraqi request.
It was supposed to be a formal reception and a meeting between the Prime Minister, Mr. Adel Abdul Mahdi and the US President, but a divergence of views to organize the meeting led to the replacement by a telephone conversation on developments in the situation, especially after the US President’s decision to withdraw from Syria, Security and stability of the peoples and countries of the region.
The Prime Minister welcomed the US President and invited him to visit Baghdad. He also called on the Prime Minister to visit Washington. The two sides agreed to continue to strengthen the common relations between the two countries.
The visit of the US president and the first lady included congratulations to the American military at the Iraqi base of Ain al-Asad in Anbar on the occasion of Christmas.
Media Office of the Prime Minister
26 – December – 2018