McGurk: America will not use the skies, land and waters of Iraq as a base to attack its neighborhood

  •  Time: 12/12/2021 20:50:17 
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McGurk: America will not use the skies, land and waters of Iraq as a base to attack its neighborhood

{Political: Al-Furat News} National Security Adviser, Qassem Al-Araji, discussed in his office today, Sunday, the Coordinator of the US National Security Council for the Middle East and North Africa, Brett McGurk, and his accompanying delegation, in the presence of the US Ambassador in Baghdad, Matthew Tueller, the security and political situation in Iraq. Iraq and the region, and discuss the latest developments at the regional and international levels. 

According to a statement by the National Security Council, Al-Furat News obtained a copy of it, “the commitment of the United States of America to the outputs of the strategic framework with Iraq,” noting that “his country, according to the agreement, will not use Iraq’s sky, land and water as a launching pad to attack neighboring countries, again.” Emphasizing his country’s support to strengthen Iraqi capabilities in the face of terrorism. 

He stressed that “the United States of America does not pose any threat to any country,” noting that “the common enemy is the terrorist organization ISIS,” noting that “the strategic interest of the United States lies in a strong, sovereign Iraqi government and a strong Iraq.”

For his part, al-Araji indicated that “dialogue with others is important, and that the Iraqi government works with everyone,” stressing that “the truce is in the interest of the country, and that Iraq seeks to bypass the stage and move towards consolidating its security and stability and strengthening its capabilities in all fields.”


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