U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday made an unexpected visit to Iraqi capital Baghdad, an Iraqi Foreign Ministry official has revealed to Anadolu Agency.
Pompeo is at present directing a voyage through the Mideast went for consoling Washington’s provincial partners of proceeded with U.S. bolster regardless of an arranged U.S. troop withdrawal from Syria.
As indicated by the source, who talked namelessly as he isn’t approved to converse with media, Pompeo has just met Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohamed al-Halbusi and is before long expected to meet Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi and other best authorities and political figures.
The gatherings will probably handle the war against the Daesh psychological oppressor gathering and current U.S. troop airs in Iraq.
Pompeo was in Jordan on Tuesday for the main leg of a more extensive voyage through the district that will likewise take him to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Bahrain, Oman and Kuwait.
Iraq had not been incorporated into Pompeo’s underlying travel agenda.