Biden to have Iraq’s leader at White House on July 26

US President Joe Biden will have Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi at the White House on July 26, the White House said on Friday.

The visit will feature the essential organization between the two nations and advance respective participation under a 2008 understanding that represented the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said.

Psaki recorded spaces of shared interest, like energy and wellbeing and said Biden anticipated fortifying collaboration with Iraq on “security issues to incorporate joint endeavors to guarantee the suffering loss” of the Islamic State aggressor bunch.

Psaki made no reference to Iran, which activities impact in adjoining Iraq through its nearby relations with the Baghdad government and by support Shi’ite volunteer army powers that mount assaults on military offices facilitating US powers.

A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard leader encouraged Iraqi Shi’ite civilian armies to venture up assaults on US focuses during a gathering in Baghdad last week, three local army sources and two Iraqi security sources acquainted with the get-together said.