U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Douglas Silliman addressed members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Baghdad at their annual meeting at the Embassy. Ambassador Silliman praised Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi’s commitment to bringing more American companies to do business in Iraq, stating “Now is the best time in years to press for reforms, and to look for opportunities” in Iraq. “U.S. business has a lot to offer Iraq, U.S. companies are consistently in high demand, and we are here to help foster business connections in the Iraqi market,” Silliman continued.