Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
June 26, 2011

On June 24, Secretary Clinton met with Iraqi Council of Representatives Speaker Osama al-Nujaifi to discuss the latest political developments in Iraq and the future of the U.S.-Iraqi partnership. In addition, they discussed a number of bilateral issues of mutual interest and the Secretary offered our continued support as Iraq strengthens its democratic institutions and develops its economy to provide greater opportunity to its people. The Secretary and the Speaker discussed our shared interest in achieving a long-term partnership between the United States and Iraq based on the Strategic Framework Agreement that will broaden the emphasis on political, economic, environmental, technological, and cultural cooperation, while also building on success in the security realm of recent years.

PRN: 2011/1065