Al-Sudani Meets Russian President in Moscow

  • 10-10-2023, 16:01
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    Prime Minister Mohammed S. Al-Sudani, met with the President of the Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir Putin, as part of his official visit to Moscow.

    The Prime Minister's Media Office stated in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA),"The meeting focused on enhancing bilateral relations and joint cooperation, especially in energy and oil industries,they also addressed the significant activities of Russian oil companies in Iraq, that aligns with the Iraqi government's vision to boost the economy and diversify its resources."

    During the meeting, various regional and international matters of shared interest were reviewed and the two leaders discussed the concerning developments unfolding in the occupied Palestinian territories. The Prime Minister reiterated Iraq's unwavering stance on the Palestinian cause, emphasizing Iraq's support for the Palestinian people's rightful aspirations to live in dignity and have justice calling on Russia to work with the UN Security Council's permanent members to promptly address and stop the ongoing attacks in Palestinian territories.

    For his part, the Russian President highlighted the deep historical ties between the two friendly nations and emphasized the energy sector's potential for fruitful and effective collaboration.

    President Putin warmly welcomed Prime Minister Al-Sudani's participation in the upcoming 6th Russian Energy Week International Forum, seeing it as a crucial chance to enhance the partnership between their nations in the growth of energy, oil, and gas sectors.

    President Putin highlighted the ongoing efforts to address the escalating security concerns in the Palestinian territories in response to recent events.