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Iraqi President, Pompeo meet on sidelines of UNGA 74

Iraqi President, Pompeo meet on sidelines of UNGA 74

Iraqi President Barham Salih held a meeting on Monday with US Secretary of State Mark Pompeo on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly 74(UNGA) in New York.

The duo stressed the need to avoid escalation and renounce war, and adopt dialogue as a way out to the current regional crises.

During the meeting, they discussed ways to develop bilateral relations between the two friendly countries, in addition to discussing the regional and international developments.

Salih called for completing the war against terrorism, so as to achieve international peace and security.

The Iraqi president arrived in New York, heading a high-level delegation, to participate in the meetings of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

It is expected that Salih will deliver a speech at the UNGA 74, and meet a number of leaders and heads of state participating in the summit.

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