Cairo, January 5 (Rn) – U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Jeffrey Feltman on Thursday that the U.S. ambassador to Iraq, James Jeffrey is making strenuous efforts to try to find a way out of the political crisis in Iraq.
Intensified the split between the coalitions more after the issuance of an arrest warrant for Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi al-Maliki in addition to providing a request to the House of Representatives requires isolating the Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutlaq from office.
Feltman said at a news conference after his meeting with Secretary-General of the Arab League in Cairo, Nabil el-Arabi, “we used our solution to this crisis, where he went, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden to Iraq and talked with Iraqi politicians.”
He continued, “The American ambassador in Baghdad (Geoffrey James) made a major effort to resolve this crisis. There are contacts with Iraqi politicians. These politicians themselves are able to stop these tensions .. as agreed upon by many Iraqis the importance of which can offer us” .
In another context, Feltman said that there is the most important partner of Egypt to the United States in the Arab world, saying that the Egyptian leadership in the region see the progress of his country’s mission to the region in transition in 2011/2012.
Feltman said after meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Amr Mohammed “It’s important for us to maintain our strong bilateral consultations with the Egyptian government.” Stressing that matter the United States to follow the vote of the Egyptian people to choose their representatives in the next parliament.
And whether the United States is still confident in the effectiveness of the Observer Mission of the Arab League to Syria after criticism of her Feltman said, “We want to end the violence in Syria has been the Arab League and clear it wants to save Syria through the Arab initiative and it is up to the university in to decide whether Syria had committed itself to the terms of the initiative or not. “