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Tishwash: Fouad Hussein receives a call from Pompeo and they discuss a series of files

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry announced today, Tuesday, that its Minister Fuad Hussein received a call from his American counterpart Mike Pompeo, noting that the two ministers discussed a number of files.

“The Foreign Minister, Fouad Hussein, received a phone call from his American counterpart, Pompeo,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmed al-Sahaf said in a statement to Shafaq News.

He explained that “the two sides discussed ways to develop joint cooperation between Baghdad and Washington in various fields, and to encourage investment in all sectors, including: the oil sector, and infrastructure, and urged investors to work in Iraq.”

Hussein stressed, according to the statement, that Iraq seeks to build balanced relations with all countries of the world, and the adoption of the principle of non-interference in internal affairs, respect for the sovereignty of Iraq, realization of common interests, and independence of the Iraqi decision. Washington, if health conditions permit. ”

The Iraqi minister stressed, “The government’s insistence on taking future steps to work, and proceeding with the success of its government program.”

For his part, Pompeo stressed that “the United States is happy with the initial results of the strategic dialogue,” expressing his hope “to continue for the purpose of completing these dialogues.”

He also affirmed the US government’s respect for the sovereignty of Iraq, its support for Mustafa Al-Kazemi’s government, and the provision of economic support.

According to the statement, the two sides agreed on the need to encourage investment in all sectors, including: the oil sector and infrastructure, and urged investors to work in Iraq.

Last Thursday, June 11, the strategic dialogue between the United States and Iraq was launched to organize relations between the two countries at various levels, especially the security side, amid the loud voices of parliamentary blocs demanding a timetable for the withdrawal of American forces from the country or reducing and controlling the American military role.   link