The Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Dr. Bashir Khalil Al-Haddad, received today, Wednesday, 6/16/2021, at his residence in Baghdad, the American Ambassador, Mr. Matthew Tueller. During the meeting, which was attended by the Director-General of the Office of the Deputy Speaker, Mr. Hoshyar Ghafouri, a number of topics and issues of common interest were discussed. Foremost among them are the means to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries to serve common interests and ensure stability throughout the country and efforts to create the atmosphere for holding early parliamentary elections on October 10 of this year.
The two sides reviewed the overall political and security developments in the Iraqi arena and current events in the region, as well as discussing the economic aspect, investment opportunities,
And the course of negotiations and dialogues between the federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government and reaching common understandings with a national vision. Al-Haddad stressed the importance of continued coordination and cooperation between Washington and Baghdad within the framework of mutual respect and common interests of the two countries, and respect for national sovereignty.
Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives
Wednesday 16 June 2021