Geopolitical risks remain high

The Iraqi PM has tolled the US ambassador:

  • both countries must work together to implement foreign troop withdrawal
  • Iraq is doing all can to prevent descent into open war
  • his government's policy has always been to have relations with all sides
  • says a strong Iraqi government is in everyone's interest
  • Keen to have its relations built on cooperation, mutual respect, and protection of sovereignty

Meanwhile, in other geopolitical news:

  • US Embassy in Jerusalem issues a warning to US citizens of heightened tension in Mideast and risk of rocket fire. This is according to the US State Department