BAGHDAD - The United States Special Envoy to the Coalition against Daesh organization, Brett McGork, welcomed Kuwait's announcement that it intends to host a meeting for a long-term reconstruction of Iraq early next year.
In a speech at the opening of the mini-working group meeting of the member states of the international coalition against Daesh yesterday McGork said that "Our partner in the coalition, Kuwait and at the invitation of the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to host a meeting for a long-term reconstruction of Iraq early next year, we welcome this important initiative .
"Long-term reconstruction will be the focus of the meeting in Kuwait after the Iraqi government has identified its priority needs," he said.
The meeting, in which Kuwait participated, discussed the agenda of the coalition conference next week to discuss priorities that will help build on the progress made in the Iraqi cities of Mosul and Raqqa.
In his speech, MacGorek congratulated Iraq on the restoration of the city of Mosul from the grip of the Daesh organization, saying that "the Iraqi units trained by the coalition forces have defeated Daesh in all battles and are now a pride for Iraq."
Source: National Iraqi News Agency