Al-Kazemi in Washington
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Shafaq News / The media office of the Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kazemi announced, on Saturday, the files that the latter will discuss with US President Donald Trump in Washington during his upcoming visit .
Al-Kazemi’s office said in a statement received by Shafaq News, “The latter will start, next week, an official visit to the United States of America, at the head of a government delegation, based on an official invitation.” He explained that he would meet US President Donald Trump on the twentieth of this month .
According to the statement, the visit will include “discussing the files of bilateral relations between Iraq and the United States of America, issues of common interest, joint cooperation in the fields of security, energy, health, economy and investment, and ways to enhance them,” in addition to the file to address the Corona pandemic, and bilateral cooperation to serve the common interests of the two countries .
And Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein announced earlier that Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi will visit Washington to complete the strategic dialogue between Iraq and America .
The White House announced in a statement, issued Friday, that US President Donald Trump will receive Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi at the White House on August 20 this month .
He indicated that the two presidents will discuss the challenges resulting from the Coronavirus epidemic, security, energy and economic issues .
For its part, Iraqi political sources indicated that Al-Kazemi will head to the United States of America at the head of a high-level ministerial delegation to resume the second round of Iraqi-American negotiations, whose first round began on the eleventh of June 2020.
Al-Kazemi assumed the presidency of the Iraqi government in May, succeeding Adel Abdul-Mahdi, who was ousted last year during mass anti-government protests in which hundreds of protesters were killed .