Iraq and the United States are discussing the recovery of the smuggled Iraqi funds
Policy 2022-07-04 | 13:25
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The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, and US Senator Lindsey Graham discussed, on Monday,
cooperation in combating the scourge of corruption and
assistance in recovering Iraqi funds smuggled abroad.
The Presidency of the Republic said in a statement, "The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, received today, Monday, July 4, 2022, US Senator Lindsey Graham, and the meeting discussed the strong bilateral relations between the two countries and ways to strengthen them in the political, economic and cultural fields in accordance with understandings and common interests."
"The importance of continuing work and coordination to
- combat terrorism and eradicate its roots in the whole region,
cooperation in confronting economic fluctuations,
combating the scourge of financial and administrative corruption, and
assistance in recovering Iraqi funds smuggled abroad, as well as
cooperation in confronting the phenomenon of climate change and
protecting the environment, was emphasized."
In the meeting, according to the statement,
“the latest regional and international developments of common interest were discussed.”
President Barham Salih stressed the importance of easing regional tensions, defusing crises through dialogue and ending terrorist havens, noting that
“the importance of Iraq in the region as an essential axis for security and stability.” all region.
For his part, Senator Lindsey Graham affirmed
"the commitment of the United States to support the security and stability of Iraq, and to establish close relations in various fields," noting
"the importance of Iraq in the region and its active role in establishing security and stability."