“U.S. Secretary of state arrived in Iraq on an unannounced visit

– U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson arrived in Iraq on an unannounced visit. About it reports on Monday Agency Associated Press.

A few hours before, he also visited the Afghan capital, Kabul.

In Baghdad Tillerson flew from Qatar, and from there he flew to Kabul.

In the capital of Iraq the Secretary of state should meet with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. During the meeting they intend to discuss the reconstruction projects of Iraqi cities after the devastation caused by terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). The parties also must discuss the situation with Iraqi Kurdistan.

Earlier in Kabul Tillerson met with President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani and Prime Minister Abdullah Abdullah, during which the sides confirmed mutual aspiration to peace, stability and long-term prosperity of Afghanistan.

Tillerson plans to visit Pakistan capital of Islamabad on October 24.

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