Maliki assures U.S. congressmen about Iraq's government formation

10:16, July 04, 2010      

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Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Saturday told a visiting U.S. Congress delegation that his country would speed up the government formation process, stressing the need to develop relations between Baghdad and Washington in various fields.

Maliki made the comments when he met with U.S. Senator and ex- presidency candidate John McCain, according to a statement by the Iraqi government.

Maliki stressed the need to develop relations between Iraq and the United States in various fields, urging to activate the strategic framework and provide support and equipment for the Iraqi armed forces and security services to strengthen security and stability in the war-torn country.

Talking about what were achieved by his government in security and other fields, Maliki said the victory is difficult, but maintaining it is much harder. He said the democracy in Iraq has been achieved and it's the best model in the region, and Iraq is determined to maintain the success achieved in this framework and is working to form the next government as soon as possible.


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