April 25, 2024

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Iraqi Prime Minister al-Sudani

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Iraqi Prime Minister al-Sudani

The following is attributable to Principal Deputy Spokesperson Vedant Patel:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shiaa al-Sudani today.  The Secretary welcomed the Prime Minister’s bold steps toward energy independence and, by extension, improving services for the Iraqi people.  He commended the Prime Minister’s on-going efforts to reach an agreement between the Government of Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government on the export of oil through the Iraq-Turkey Pipeline and management of oil revenues.  The Secretary discussed the situation in the region and reaffirmed his support for a stable, secure, and sovereign Iraq.

Official news published at https://www.state.gov/secretary-blinkens-call-with-iraqi-prime-minister-al-sudani/