A meeting between Abdul-Mahdi and al-Halbousi does not clearly reveal the position on the US presence in Iraq

Baghdad / Obelisk: Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi and Parliament Muhammad al-Halbousi discussed, Tuesday, the issue of the presence of foreign forces and the decision of the House of Representatives on them, while stressing the strengthening of friendship with countries of the world, including the United States.

Al-Halbousi’s office said in a statement that “Speaker of Parliament Muhammad Al-Halbousi received, on Tuesday, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi,” noting that “the latest developments of political and security conditions in the country were discussed.”


He added, “During the meeting, views were exchanged on the various current issues, the repercussions of the current crisis in the region, the issue of the presence of foreign forces, and the decision of the House of Representatives around it,” noting that “the two presidents confirmed in a joint statement that the existence of trust between the leaders is enough to solve all issues, Whether internal or external, and the current crisis is serious, and requires cooperation and coordination, and filling all gaps that can be exploited in these circumstances. ”

 It is noteworthy that Al-Halbousi’s statement did not clarify the results regarding the American presence in Iraq.

He continued that they “stressed the importance of continuing to establish balanced relations, not to enter into the policy of axes and penalties, and to establish good cooperative relations with all neighboring countries, and to enhance friendship with countries of the world, including the United States, to preserve the interests and sovereignty of our country, refuse to interfere in its internal affairs, and proceed with any decision It preserves the interests of Iraq, its stability, security, and sovereignty, and avoids future risks, with the importance of Iraq being a point of peace, immune to conflicts, as well as the need for joint action, and addressing all the gaps that ISIS can exploit, and the importance of everyone’s cooperation, in order for the state and government to impose its authority Its prestige is to mend Rude Iraq’s interests and realize the aspirations of its people. ”



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