The Defense Minister of Iraq, Thabit Mohammed Al-Abbassi, is leading a delegation on an official visit to the United States. The visit was made possible by an invitation from the U.S. Department of Defense.
In a statement made by the spokesperson for the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Brigadier General Yahya Rasoul stated this.
The group is comprised of Lieutenant General Abdul Wahhab Al-Saadi, who leads the Counter-Terrorism Service, Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Rashid Yarallah, the Army’s Chief of Staff, and Lieutenant General Qais Al-Mohammedawi, the Deputy Commander of Joint Operations. Additionally, there are several advisors and officers accompanying them.
The delegation will engage in multiple meetings during their visit. They will discuss various topics such as the future relationship of the international coalition’s presence, bilateral security cooperation between Iraq and the United States, and the exchange of expertise and intelligence. Particular focus will be given to tracking down the remaining elements of the terrorist organization, ISIS.
Rasoul has planned a visit that involves meeting with officials at the U.S. Department of Defense. The purpose of these meetings is to benefit both countries.