Deputy Secretary Sullivan Travels to Iraq

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
January 27, 2018


Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel to Iraq on January 27 to lead an interagency delegation to participate in the Higher Coordinating Committee meeting and reinforce our long-term partnership with Iraq and the Iraqi people. The Deputy Secretary will focus discussions on expanding US-Iraq economic ties and increasing foreign investment to facilitate Iraq’s reconstruction.

The Deputy Secretary will also meet with senior Iraqi officials in Baghdad and Erbil to discuss joint efforts to maintain an enduring defeat of ISIS, regional strategic priorities, the upcoming Iraqi elections, and progress surrounding the Iraqi Kurdistan region.