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Washington is ready to support Iraq in fighting corruption and job creation

The US Embassy in Baghdad has announced its readiness to support Iraq in terms of economic reform, fighting corruption and creating jobs.

“It supports the right of the Iraqi people to peacefully assemble and express their views,” the US embassy said in a statement on Monday, welcoming the Iraqi government’s statement that it protects its citizens’ right to demonstrate peacefully.

“We regret the lives that have been lost between demonstrators and security forces,” the US embassy said in a statement.

The US Embassy expressed its “readiness to support the Iraqi people and government in their efforts on economic reform and fighting corruption and in creating jobs and provide services that deserve the Iraqi people.” Source