Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Iraq’s President Barham Salih

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Barham Salih, Iraq’s new President. The Secretary congratulated President Salih on his new position and underlined that the United States looks forward to working with him in this important role. The Secretary underscored continuing U.S. support for a strong, sovereign, and prosperous Iraq as outlined in our bilateral Strategic Framework Agreement with Iraq.