Deputy Kerry up to Iraq to discuss the battle of Mosul and defeat Daesh

2016/9/13 22:59

[Oan- Baghdad]

It announced that the US embassy in Baghdad, and Antony Blinken arrival of US Vice Foreign Minister [John Kerry] to Iraq and continue for two days.

According to an embassy statement received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, "arrived by Deputy Foreign Minister Anthony Blinken to Iraq to discuss the political, economic, humanitarian and security issues with government officials, including a long-term partnership with Iraq under the Strategic Framework Agreement."

"It is accompanied by the deputy minister in this visit both Brett Macgork international coalition special presidential envoy to fight Daesh, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Joseph Banngton."

The statement pointed out that Blinken and his accompanying delegation "will meet in Baghdad with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other Iraqi officials at the national level and the provinces to discuss a range of economic and security issues, including joint efforts to defeat Daesh and planning for Mosul."

He continued, "As Deputy Foreign Minister will also meet with senior US military officials to discuss continued support for members of the Iraqi security forces operating under the command and control of the Iraqi government."

She drew the US embassy, ​​said that "Blinken will from then visited the Kurdistan region of Iraq on September 15, where he will meet with the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani, and a number of senior officials in the provincial government to continue talks on efforts to destroy and defeat Daesh and support for the Peshmerga forces as well as the immediate response to humanitarian crises and assisting internally displaced people in Iraq. "