“I’ve operated around the world and this is by far the best relationship I’ve ever seen between the military effort and the ambassador effort,” said Buchanan.
The role of U.S. ambassador missions in Iraq is led by State but not limited to only the department. There are a wide range of agencies involved in the civilian effort such as the departments of Agriculture, Justice, Treasury and Homeland Security.
“We’ve got a great partnership, we’re working to reinforce that and strengthen it as we transition task from the military to the civilian leadership and that we keep a strong partnership with the Iraqi government well into the future,” Buchanan said.
John Buckner is an intern with Federal News Radio.
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