Secretary Pompeo's Call With Iraq's Vice President Ayad Allawi

Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 1, 2018

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke with Vice President Ayad Allawi of Iraq, to discuss political developments in Iraq and Baghdad-Erbil relations. He stressed that formation of a new government is a sovereign Iraqi process that should proceed according to Iraq’s constitutional timeline and reflect the will of Iraqi voters. Secretary Pompeo emphasized that the United States hopes to see a strong Iraqi government that includes all communities and serves all of the Iraqi people.