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Pompeo: The need to support Iraq and respect for its sovereignty and constitution by all

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stressed the need to support Iraq and respect for its sovereignty and constitution by all.

“Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim met with his American counterpart Mike Pompeo on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting of the International Coalition for a provocative defeat held in Washington, DC,” a foreign ministry statement said.

“The two sides discussed the importance of further strengthening bilateral relations at all levels. They also exchanged views on the latest developments in the region and the importance of intensifying consultations on regional issues and challenges to their stability,” he added.

The minister expressed his hope that “Baghdad aspires to support and strengthen bilateral relations between Baghdad and Washington, reflecting its strategy,” stressing the need to cooperate to achieve the common interests of the two friendly peoples. Source