Iraqi News

Iraqi president praises security cooperation with U.S.

Iraqi President Barham Salih on Tuesday stressed the importance of security and military cooperation between his country and the U.S. in the fight against terrorism and extremism.

Salih made the remarks during a meeting with U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) Commander General Kenneth F. McKenzie at As-Salam Palace in Baghdad, Al Sumaria News quoted Salih’s office as saying in a statement.

The two sides discussed the latest political and security developments at the Arab and international levels, the statement read.

During the meeting, Salih stressed the importance of mitigating regional conflicts, promoting joint action and protecting regional and international security.

McKenzie, meanwhile, stressed that the U.S. will continue to support Iraq during its war against terrorism.