US FM Praises Saudi Crown Prince’s Deal With Iraqi Government

BAGHDAD, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised the Saudi Crown Prince's dealing with the Iraqi government.

"Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a telephone call from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on three Arab countries," Routers Agency said.

"In a telephone conversation with the Saudi Crown Prince, Pompeo discussed the situation in northwestern Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Afghanistan," the Agency quoted a foreign ministry statement as saying.

The statement pointed out that the US Secretary of State praised the position of the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and his support for the situation in north-east Syria, in addition to dealing with the Iraqi government.

The two sides discussed the ceasefire efforts in Afghanistan on the occasion of Eid al-Adha and efforts to bring peace to Afghanistan.

Mike Pompeo and Mohammed bin Salman discussed developments in Yemen in light of the UN envoy's efforts to end the conflict.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency