Chief of Staff U.S.: We will not return to Iraq and the Iraqi leadership has realized its need for us to develop the security services : Monday, 20 August / August 2012 13:31

{Baghdad: Euphrates News} announced the chief of staff of the American military Gen. Martin Dempsey, who will visit Iraq later that “Iraq told us of his intention to strengthen military ties with the United States, eight months after the withdrawal of U.S. troops from that country.”

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki discuss by telephone Friday with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden range of topics, including the crisis in Syria and agreed to hold consultations between the United States and Iraq more and at a high level, and that the light of the common interest of the two countries with regard to developments in Syria and the region was also stressed that the strategic partnership of long-term between the United States and Iraq represent an important source of stability in the region . said Dempsey told reporters before his visit to Afghanistan and then heading to Iraq, “I think the Iraqi leadership realized she missed the opportunity to establish more normal relations with us.”

He explained: ” I do not mean that we will come back to Iraq. “

The talks took place before the U.S. withdrawal in December 31 in 2011 to give immunity for American soldiers to train elements of the security forces, but the Parliament refused to give this immunity. added: “I think that Iraqi officials have realized that their needs to be further developed, and I think they are trying to contact us to see if we can help them in this area. “

and said that the defense minister and the commander of the Iraqi army inquired about the possibility of action exercises with the U.S. military and the training of Iraqi officers, and other forms of “security cooperation” :