BAGHDAD – INA
Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim discussed with his Dutch counterpart Steve Block a number of regional issues calling for peaceful solutions.
Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim met with Dutch Foreign Minister Steve Block and discussed prospects for improving relations between the two countries and pushing for expansion of bilateral cooperation in the interests of the two friendly peoples a foreign ministry statement said.
Al-Hakim briefed his Dutch counterpart on the latest developments in Iraq and the government's efforts to implement its government program, including fulfilling the demands of the youth, and stressing that the reform process approved by Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi is proceeding effectively and will achieve the desired objectives with the cooperation of all.
Al-Hakim praised the support provided by the Dutch side to Iraq in the face of Daesh terrorist gangs within the framework of the international coalition stressing the importance of continuing the training of Iraqi military forces.