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Halbousi, Trump's envoy assert importance of counter-terrorism efforts


Iraq's Parliament Speaker Mohamed al-Halbousi met the US-led presidential envoy on counter-terrorism James Jeffrey on Monday, where they discussed the current security and political situations in Iraq and the region.

They also have discussed the mutual efforts regarding fighting ISIS terrorist groups in the Iraqi-Syrian border crossing and ending it in the region, Iraq News Agency reported.

Halbousi and Jeffrey also reviewed the file of providing training and technical support to Iraqi forces as well.

They highlighted, during the meeting, the US support regarding IDPs and reconstructing the recaptured areas and supporting the Iraqi government as well to provide better services and fighting corruption.

Halbousi praised the US efforts in term of fighting ISIS terrorist groups and the contribution in reconstructing the recaptured areas.

For his part, Jeffery confirmed his country's support to Iraq in counter-terrorism and reconstruction that will help maintaining the stability in whole region.


Last Modified: Wednesday، 20 March 2019 12:34 AM