Salih meets Merkel in Davos

Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 20:14

Salih meets Merkel in Davos


Baghdad - INA


 Today, Thursday, President of the Republic, Dr. Barham Salih, met in Davos, the German PM  Angela Merkel.


 According to the statement of the Information Office of the Presidency of the Republic that it received the President stressed that Iraq aspires to build a wide relations between the two countries in various fields to serve the interests of the two friendly peoples, noting the importance of the relationship with Germany and the necessity of its contribution to the reconstruction of the country and participation in promising investment opportunities in the country  .


 The President of the Republic reaffirmed Iraq’s position based on its supreme national interests in establishing friendship with its brothers and neighbors and not interfering in internal affairs.


 President Salih and Merkel also discussed developments in regional and international situations, stressing the importance of adopting dialogues and understandings to solve all outstanding problems between all parties in order to consolidate peace and stability in them.


 In turn, Merkel expressed her country's support for the stability of Iraq and the preservation of its security and the importance of respecting Iraqi sovereignty, stressing the need to strengthen relations and develop ways of cooperation and mutual coordination between the two friendly countries.