President Hosts Iraqi Prime Minister at White House

Discussions include military and energy projects.

President Trump met with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi this week at the White House. The president spoke of the growing partnership with the Republic of Iraq and deals being make for trade and defense, as well as oil projects that are in development. 

The president addressed the reduction of troops in Iraq as well, saying, “We’re down to a very small number of soldiers in Iraq now. We defeated the ISIS caliphate in Iraq and Syria.” President Trump also spoke of the way Iraq is building up their military.

Prime Minister Al-Kadhimi said, “I’m grateful for all the support offered by the United States to Iraq during the war against ISIS. This support has built our partnership for the best interests for our nation. Mr. President, yesterday we signed… many contracts with American companies. Iraq is open for American business and investment and for a better future for Iraq and Iraqi people.”

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the relationship between the United States and Iraq to benefit the citizens of both nations.
  • For wisdom for President Trump as he reaches out to foreign leaders. 
  • For the State Department as diplomats work to strengthen ties with other countries.

Sources: The White House


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