TNT – “Tidbits From TNT” Saturday 2-17-2024

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CandyKisses:  To end the mission of the international coalition in Iraq. Sudanese meets members of the US Congress

Mawazine News Baghdad

Prime Minister Mohammed Shiaa Al-Sudani discussed with members of the US Congress on Saturday ending the mission of the international coalition in Iraq.

“Prime Minister Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani received four members of the US Congress: Mike Turner, Mike Turner, Mike Michaelshire, Joe Wilson and Jerry Connolly, on the sidelines of his participation in the Munich Security Conference 2024,” the Prime Minister’s Information Office said in a statement received by Mawazine News.

The statement continued that “during the meeting, bilateral relations between Iraq and the United States, and ways to enhance constructive cooperation, as well as reviewed a number of files and issues of common interest, were discussed.

The meeting also touched on the ongoing dialogue on ending the mission of the international coalition in Iraq, after the arrival of the Iraqi security forces to an advanced stage of readiness and high performance, and the transition to broad bilateral relations between Iraq and the United States of America and the rest of the coalition countries.”

Al-Sudani called for: “The need to develop relations between the two countries at various levels and sectors without limiting them to the security side only,” noting “the state of recovery experienced by Iraq, and the reforms it is witnessing in various economic and financial sectors, and proceeding with integrated economic partnerships with the countries of the region and the world, which will contribute to enhancing development and achieving stability for the country.”

Members of the US Congress noted their “interest in the success of the Iraqi government in several aspects,” stressing “the importance of Iraq and its role in promoting security and stability in the region.”

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Tishwash:  Al-Sudani to the British Foreign Minister: The government seeks to end the presence of the international coalition in Iraq

 Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani confirmed today, Friday, that the government is seeking to end the presence of the international coalition in Iraq.

A statement from the Prime Minister’s Media Office, received by Earth News Agency, stated that “Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani received British Foreign Minister David Cameron, on the sidelines of his Excellency’s participation in the Munich Security Conference 2024.”

The statement added, “During the meeting, the Prime Minister discussed bilateral relations between Iraq and the United Kingdom, and the importance of upgrading and strengthening them in all aspects, in a way that serves the common interests of the two friendly countries,” noting that “Iraq today represents fertile ground for investments and economic work, and that the doors of investment are open.” In front of British companies.

Al-Sudani stressed that “the government seeks to organize work with the international coalition, move towards ending its presence in Iraq, and move to multiple bilateral relations with the coalition countries.”

Regarding the situation in Gaza, Al-Sudani pointed out “the necessity for the major powers to exercise their role in ending the ongoing war in the Palestinian territories, and stopping its repercussions on the security of the region and the world, and the necessity of protecting civilians and providing urgent humanitarian aid to them, after the comprehensive destruction caused by the occupation forces in the Gaza Strip.” “.

For his part, Cameron expressed “his country’s desire to expand relations with Iraq, in a way that achieves mutual benefit,” stressing that “these relations should not be limited to the security aspect, which is being organized through Britain’s participation in the international coalition. Rather, his country desires to create Multiple partnerships with Iraq, especially in the economic and development aspects.”  link

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Tishwash:  Al-Sudani confirms that Iraq is continuing to achieve the goal of raising the level of exchange and integration with countries

Today, Friday (February 16, 2024), Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani confirmed that Iraq is continuing to “raise the level of exchange and integration with the countries of the region.”

A statement from his office received by Baghdad Al-Youm stated that Al-Sudani met with Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati, on the sidelines of their participation in the 2024 Munich Security Conference, and during the meeting, they “discussed bilateral relations between Iraq and Lebanon, and ways to enhance exchange in aspects of common interest.” “In the interest of the two brotherly countries.”

Al-Sudani pointed out, “The continuation of the aggression against Gaza, and the threat it causes to stability in the region, and the necessity of stopping this aggression and preventing its expansion, in addition to stopping the genocide to which the Palestinian people are being subjected, and attempts to expand the conflict through attacks on brotherly Lebanon and its borders.” 

He reaffirmed “Iraq’s progress in achieving the goal of raising the level of exchange and integration with brotherly and friendly countries in the region, in a way that provides the means for development and opportunities for its people, and the means to overcome economic crises.”

For his part, Mikati stressed “Lebanon’s keenness to establish security and stability in the region, and to continue constructive cooperation with Iraq in all fields, expressing his thanks and appreciation for the Iraqi positions in support of Lebanon, and providing fuel and support to support the Lebanese people in facing economic difficulties and challenges.”  link