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- Section : Iraq
Baghdad / Obelisk: The National Security Adviser held, on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, a dialogue session within the series of periodic strategic sessions, at the Al-Nahrain Center for Strategic Studies, and hosted the US Ambassador in Baghdad, Matthew Tueller.
During the dialogue session, the US ambassador briefed on the nature of the strategic relationship between Iraq and America, and the developments that took place under the administration of President Joe Biden, stressing the importance of developing the relationship with Iraq and paying attention to it, due to its strategic importance in the Middle East.
He added that the relationship with Iraq will not be affected by the change of administrations in the White House, pointing to the importance of continuing support for Iraq.
The session witnessed a series of questions being asked to the American ambassador by the attendees, regarding the size and type of support that Washington will provide to Iraq.
The US ambassador indicated the US role in allocating funds to support reconstruction and stability in the liberated areas, pointing out that the security support will be to enable all Iraqi security forces to perform their tasks in combating terrorism and security challenges.
For his part, the National Security Adviser, Qassem al-Araji, stressed the importance of benefiting and activating the strategic framework agreement, to develop the health, education and energy sector, explaining that what happened in the fourth round of dialogue with Washington was positive and in the interest of Iraq and its people.
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