President of the Republic confirms the importance of expanding relations between Baghdad and Washington
Search by President Jalal Talabani, Deputy U.S. Secretary of State William Burns and his accompanying delegation bilateral relations between Iraq and the United States, and the two sides stressed the need to strengthen frameworks, strong friendship and the development of future cooperation between the two countries in all fields.
The presidential statement said Thursday that President Jalal Talabani received at the Peace Palace in Baghdad, Deputy U.S. Secretary of State William Burns and his accompanying delegation.
He added that in the beginning of the meeting, attended by U.S. Ambassador James Jeffrey, Deputy Secretary of State greetings of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and thanked them for their pivotal role played by President Talabani on the political scene to bring the parties and resolve problems that hinder the political process in Iraq.
The statement confirmed Talabani on the importance of expanding relations between the parties and that the United States continues to support the new Iraq, especially since this step will be channeled to benefit the two peoples and Riqehma.
With regard to developments of the situation on the political arena, said President of the Republic according to the statement that he is pushing ahead with his efforts to provide a climate conducive and encouraging to soften the atmosphere down to the implementation of existing agreements between the political blocs and the development of the political process in the country.
The statement noted that the Deputy U.S. Secretary of State confirmed his part, the importance of continued President Talabani in his extraordinary efforts with the political parties and encourage them to dialogue and communication for the development of joint action and national partnership that will support stability, progress and prosperity in Iraq.
and "At the axis of the meeting exchanged views on the events and developments in the Middle East, where President Talabani stressed the importance of it flows into the changes in the interest of the march of democracy and openness in the Middle East and its peoples yearning for freedom and democracy.
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