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Former VP says Iraq should boost co-op with US to improve army

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Former Iraqi Vice President Ayad Allawi has affirmed that Iraq should boost cooperation and mutual coordination with the United States to support and improve the skills and abilities of Iraqi soldiers to become a good deterrent against terrorism.

During his meeting with Matthew Tueller, the American ambassador to Iraq , Allawi stressed that Iraq’s sovereignty must be respected.

He further stressed that Iraq will not allow its land to become an arena for retaliation.

The meeting discussed the overall situation in the region and the need for calm and resort to dialogue and support the forces of moderation to prevent any possible escalation that may reflect negatively on global security and peace.
Last Modified: Thursday، 22 August 2019 01:21 AM
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