On June 10, 2020, the strategic dialogue between Iraq and the United States began at the level of technicians and experts, and it will end in August at a summit between the Iraqi Prime Minister and the US President.

The strategic dialogue between the two nations is essential for several reasons: timing, the economic crisis caused by the corona pandemic, the drop of oil prices, and the formation of a new Iraqi government after the popular demonstrations in November of last year against corruption, bad economic conditions, poor services, and the rise of unemployment. The strategic dialogue will lay the foundation for the shape and the nature of Iraq-US relations for the coming years.

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