US Deputy Assistant
Secretary of Defense for the Middle East Michael Patrick Mulroy affirmed on
Monday the commitment of the US to logistically support the Iraqi army and
develop its capacities.
This came during a meeting between Mulroy, who was heading a US delegation, and Iraqi Army Chief of Staff Othman al-Ghanmi in Baghdad on Monday, a statement by the Iraqi ministry said, adding that the meeting discussed cooperation and coordination between the two sides in the military field.
During the meeting, Ghanmi underscored the depth of the partnership with the countries of the global coalition fighting ISIS, particularly the US, to combat the remnants of ISIS and to support and develop the capabilities of the Iraqi forces.