Al-Araji and the US Ambassador confirm: December 31 is the last date for combat forces to leave Iraq

Baghdad The National Security Adviser, Qassem Al-Araji, received in his office today, Tuesday, the US Ambassador in Baghdad, Matthew Tueller.

Al-Araji discussed with the US Ambassador, according to a statement by the chancellery, the results of the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership, the latest developments in the political and security situation in Iraq and the region, the relationship between the two countries and ways to strengthen them in all aspects.

The US Ambassador pointed out: “The Baghdad conference left a good impression on countries,” congratulating this achievement and its outcomes.

Tueller said: “Iraq has an important role in the security of the region,” stressing his country’s commitment to a long-term relationship with Iraq.

For his part, Al-Araji stressed that the relationship with the United States of America is a long-term partnership and is not limited to the security file, but in all fields, reiterating that the two sides agreed that 12312021 will be the last date for the exit of combat forces from Iraq.

The US Ambassador also made it clear that the mission will move to a non-combat mission, and that the United States will continue to support the Iraqi security forces, to ensure that they are able to confront any threat.

 

Source: National Iraqi News Agency