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H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives the US Senate delegation led by Senator Tammy Duckworth






April – 24- 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received in his office this day, the US Senate delegation led by Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth.

His Excellency Prime Minister welcomed the head and members of the delegation, confirmed that the sacrifices of Iraqis pushed the danger out of the region and the world, we are going to build a strong independent Iraq, we have detailed plans and programs to strengthen the economic situation, attracting investment, building laboratories, creating jobs and achieving Iraqis aspiration in the reconstruction,
Clarifying that we are working on empowering democracy also we are ensuring to boost the best relations with the neighboring countries and the World, adding that war against Daesh is not Iraqi war only it is the Worldwide war because Daesh danger threatens the entire World.

Senator Duckworth conveyed congratulation to His Excellency Prime Minister
She said: We congratulate you on the success of the democratic process and the victory over Daesh by the sacrifices of Iraqis, She expressed her happiness to see Iraq differently and restore the cities and the lifting of barriers from the streets, Iraq is a large country with history and depth of civilization and qualified to take a major role in the region.

Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson said that Iraq that is a long-term strategic partner and we are concerned about its security, independence, and sovereignty.

Independent Se. Angus King said: We are pleased with your success and the promotion of democracy in Iraq; we see in Iraq a great and united gathering force for the various visions, it is the only country capable of carrying out this role and promoting dialogue that serves security and stability in the region.

The delegation includes a member of the Committee on Foreign Relations Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia, a member of the Intelligence Committee of the Armed Forces Independent Se. Angus King of Maine, and the US Embassy's Charge d'Affaires, Joey Hood.

Media Office of the Prime Minister
April – 24 – 2019