Biden to meet Iraqi PM at White House

by Tauqeer Abbas

Shafaqna Pakistan: United States President Joe Biden will meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi at the White House on July 26 on July 26, according to the White House .

The visit will highlight the strategic partnership between the two countries and advance bilateral cooperation under a 2008 agreement that governed the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said.

Psaki listed areas of shared interest such as energy and health and said Biden looked forward to strengthening cooperation with Iraq on “security issues to include joint efforts to ensure the enduring defeat” of the Islamic State militant group, Reuters reported.

Source: Shafaqna English

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