Baghdad - INA
Today, Thursday, National Security Adviser Qassem Al-Araji discussed with the Turkish ambassador in Baghdad, Fatih Yildiz, bilateral relations between the two countries.
The Information Office for National Security said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "Al-Araji discussed with the Turkish ambassador in Baghdad bilateral relations between Baghdad and Ankara, and ways to enhance them in the interest of both countries."
He added, "Al-Araji stressed the Iraqi government's keenness to maintain and develop relations between Baghdad and Ankara in all fields," noting that "Iraq has historic relations with neighboring Turkey, mutual economic interests and common interests between the two peoples, and that relations should be developed in a way that serves the two countries."
He pointed out that "the country's supreme interest requires that Iraq's relations be balanced with everyone," hoping that "the current stage will witness more security and stability in the region and the whole world."