FM: Iraq will sign memoranda of cooperation and understanding with Washington in various fields

  • 20-08-2020, 20:17
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    Baghdad - INA


     Today, Thursday, Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein confirmed that the United States is a strong ally of Iraq and that Baghdad is working to deepen and protect this link, and memoranda of cooperation will be signed in various fields with Washington.

     Hussein explained in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "Baghdad's foreign policy is based on the interest of Iraq, indicating that Iraq's relationship with Iran is based on common interests, including political, cultural and economic."  Neighborhood according to the principle of common interests, provided that there is no interference in internal affairs, that the Iraqi decision is made by the Iraqis themselves, and that local politics is based on the Iraqi interest first.

     These statements come after the minister’s bilateral talks with his US counterpart, Mike Pompeo, noting that "the second round of strategic dialogue between Iraq and America has been launched and that Iraq will sign an agreement with the American Chevron Oil Technologies Company."