Baghdad - INA
Foreign Minister Muhammad Ali al-Hakim discussed today, Saturday, with British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs James Cleverly the bilateral relations between the two countries.
A Foreign Ministry statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA) stated that Foreign Minister Muhammad Ali al-Hakim met with British Minister of State for Foreign Affairs James Cleverly, on the sidelines of the Munich Conference on International Security in its 56th session, and the two sides discussed ways to advance bilateral relations between the two countries, and the importance of consultation on issues Of common interest.
The statement added that "the meeting stressed the importance that the two countries attach to the development of bilateral relations and at all levels, as it was pointed out the positive developments in cooperation relations during the last period.
The statement pointed out that "Al-Hakim congratulated Cleverly for his new position, and expressed the aspiration of Iraq to explore prospects for cooperation with Britain, to serve the interests of the peoples of the two countries.