Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq received Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs at the United States Department of State Mr. Thomas Shannon, Jr. at his office in Baghdad Sunday 08/05/2016.

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His Eminence discussed with Shannon developments in the war on ISIS and victories achieved and the liberation of the cities as well as discussing the upcoming battle of Mosul, and his Eminence discussed developments in the Iraqi political scene, expressing confidence in overcoming the current political crisis and move on to inclusive reforms.