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Statement by President Donald J. Trump and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release August 20, 2020 The strategic partnership between the United States and Iraq is based on a mutual desire for security and prosperity Together, the United States-led Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS and the Iraqi Security Forces destroyed the ISIS physical caliphate, and we continue ...
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U.S. Announces Humanitarian Assistance for Iraq

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson Statement by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo August 19, 2020 Today in Washington, the United States announced nearly $204 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of Iraq, Iraqi refugees in the region, and to generous communities hosting them. This funding includes nearly $133 million from the ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meets with Iraqi Foreign Minister Hussein

U.S. Department of State Readout Office of the Spokesperson August 19, 2020 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with Iraqi Foreign Minister Dr. Fuad Hussein today on the margins of the U.S.-Iraq Strategic Dialogue in Washington, D.C. Secretary Pompeo and Foreign Minister Hussein reviewed the Strategic Dialogue and reaffirmed the principles agreed upon by ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:  10/18/2020 Country-Specific Information: Iraq has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.  National airports are open.  Flights to/from Turkey, Kuwait, and Iran are not operating as of October 12.  On September 20, the Government of Iraq lifted the curfew and restrictions on public gatherings.  Social distancing rules remain in place.  The ...
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