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Iraqi Prime Minister to Visit Washington on August 20

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi will visit Washington on August 20 to meet with US President Donald Trump at the White House.

Kadhimi will lead a high-level government delegation during his first official visit to Washington since he has taken office.

He is expected to discuss the cooperations in the fields of security, energy, economy, and investment, as well as fighting the pandemic, a statement from the PM’s office said.

Kadhimi and Trump will also review the US-Iraq Strategic Dialogue which was kicked off on June 11 this year. The Strategic Dialogue is meant to help Washington and Baghdad enhance their relations while the former pledges to reduce its military presence in Iraq. Source