The Foreign Minister Meets in Washington With the US Deputy Secretary of the Treasury to Discuss Bilateral Cooperation

Baghdad -Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs Fuad Hussein and his accompanying delegation met with US Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wali Adeyo, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Elizabeth and senior ministry officials concerned with Iraq and the Middle East. During the meeting, issues of common interest and bilateral cooperation between the two countries were discussed.

The Iraqi delegation referred to the procedures of the government and the central bank in developing and reforming monetary policy, the government’s priority in promoting investment and trade, diversifying energy sources, and facing current challenges at the monetary and banking levels, and what these measures reflect in terms of reforming the banking system by combating corruption and money laundering, and the importance of continuing technical meetings between specialists in this aspect.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency