“Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, during his visit to the United States of America, met US Trade Secretary Wilbur Ross,” a statement from Abadi’s office said.
Abadi discussed with US Trade Secretary Wilbur Ross the promotion of trade cooperation between the two countries.
“During the meeting, they discussed boosting trade cooperation between the two countries, increasing investment by US companies, raising obstacles to their entry and a number of topics that serve to strengthen bilateral relations,” the statement said.
During the visit, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi is seeking more financial and military support as he faces the task of rebuilding the cities destroyed by the fighting against Daqash and seeking greater help in the face of the humanitarian crisis caused by the fighting. 4 million people displaced from their areas.
The prime minister’s office revealed earlier that talks between the Iraqi and US delegations headed by Haider al-Abadi and US President Donald Trump were underway, noting that Iraq received more American support to confront terrorism. Abadi also gave a brief speech on the situation in Iraq at the Institute of Peace in America, Described by the Observers as committed and realistic.