INA - BAGHDAD
Iraqi President Barham Salih received Italy’s PM Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday along with a companied delegation.
Salih asserted that the development of mutual relations between the two countries contributes to enhancing mutual interest.
“Iraq is keen on making active relations with Italy and European Union countries in general,” he added.
He explained that Iraq is open now Arab, regional and international wise after the victory that has been achieved against terrorism.
President Salih also praised the Italian role in the International Coalition to counter-terrorism and the support that has been given to the Iraqi security forces as well as the contribution in many service projects.
On his part, Conte confirmed his country’s willingness to support the efforts in terms of counter-terrorism and that Italy is serious in enhancing mutual cooperation.
He also expressed his happiness to visit Iraq and praised the country’s stability.
al-Kaabi calls for the need to provide the Iraqi air defense systems and high precision electronic missile, able to protect the Iraqi airspace from any attacks
Bashir Haddad discussed with Romanian Ambassador to Iraq Iacov Prada ways to develop cooperation between the two countries in the parliamentary, economic and cultural fields.
Planning Minister Nouri Sabah al-Dulaimi discussed with Baghdad Secretary of State, Ms. dhikraa eulush possible ways to resume work on stalled projects.
Dr.Salih called for the need to overcome political differences between the national parties and to adopt dialogue and understanding to achieve stability in the country.
President of the House of Representatives Mohamed Halbousi received the Commander of Central Command General Joseph Votel and his delegation on the occasion of the end of his duties.