Washington welcomes Al-Kazemi’s political consensus
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed on Monday that the United States welcomed the political consensus obtained by the Prime Minister-designate, Mustafa Al-Kazemi.
Pompeo said, in a statement, “The United States is looking to form a new Iraqi government capable of facing the new Corona epidemic, addressing the economic distress facing Iraq and placing weapons under state control.”
He welcomed, “Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish political leaders reached consensus to form a government,” expressing “hope that the new government will put the interests of the Iraqis first and meet the demands of the Iraqi people.”
He added that, the Iraqi people are demanding real reform and trustworthy leaders, stressing that “these demands deserve to be addressed without violence and repression.” Source