BAGHDAD, President FuadMasum stressed the determination to invite the elected parliament to convene during the constitutional period in preparation for the exercise of its legislative and supervisory functions.
A presidential statement said that the president met with the United States ambassador to Iraq, Douglas Silliman. During the meeting, they discussed means of enhancing cooperation between the two countries and peoples as well as the overall political developments in Iraq and the region.
Masum expressed his country's thanks for the United States' interest in supporting the political process in Iraq.
He expressed his satisfaction with the announcement of the Federal Court on the final results of the elections. He expressed his confidence in the success of the political forces in reaching the necessary understandings to form the next government during the constitutional period to ensure that citizens' demands are met"
For his part, the US ambassador reiterated his country's support for the stability of Iraq and to continue providing the necessary assistance to Iraqis in all fields within the framework of the strategic agreement between the two countries. "
Source: National Iraqi News Agency