BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The US Embassy spokesman said today that both US and Iraqi governments stressed their abidance by standing strategic partnership by signing an understanding memorandum according to the Strategic Framework Agreement.
Both sides held talks in Baghdad to the Coordination Committee for Defense and Security on 5-6 December, 2012.
Defense and Security are the most important topics of the Strategic Framework Agreement, signed in 2008, aiming to enhance cooperation in these fields.
The two sides discussed training issues, including Iraqi participation in local training programs, the spokesman added.
Regional security issues were also discussed, as well as the conflict in Syria and its effects on international peace.