President Saleh said: during his meeting with the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves he stressed the need to develop relations between Iraq and France to serve the common interests of the two friendly peoples.
The president hailed the positive role of the European Union and its support for the Iraqi government, adding that Iraq was looking for more cooperation in the political, economic and trade fields.
For his part, Laudrian reiterated his country's keenness to continue supporting Iraq in all fields, praising the victories achieved by the Iraqi people against Daesh.
Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi agreed Saturday to strengthen relations and cooperation between the two countries.
President of the Republic Barham Salih received on Saturday a cable of condolence from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in the tragedy of the sinking of the ferry in the Tigris River in the city of Mosul.