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H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives the Special Enoy of the Russian President






April – 10- 2019

His Excellency prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received, in his official office today, the Special Envoy of the Russian President to the Middle East and the States of Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Baghdanov, who He conveyed the greetings of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, and the Russian leadership's desire to develop relations with Iraq in the political, economic, military, energy, oil and gas projects.

His Excellency Prime Minister confirmed the pride of Iraq and its people on relations with Russia and the status of Russia, commended the Russian leadership for supporting Iraq, expanding cooperation in all fields, noting the development of the situation in Iraq, its stability and the turnout of many official leaders and delegations to Baghdad, calling for The holding of the Iraqi-Russian council in Baghdad which that will expand relations and develop energy, oil and gas projects, as well as the growing political and economic cooperation between the two friendly countries.

The Russian special Envoy expressed the satisfaction of the Russian leadership for achieving security, stability and for the Iraqi government's direction towards development and economic prosperity, Russia is looking forward for further cooperation and the continued work of Russian companies and projects in Iraq.

His Excellency Prime Minister received a letter from the Deputy Prime Minister for Security, Defence and space Affairs, Mr. Yuri Barisov, who heads the Russian side of the Joint Coordinating Council, which will hold its works in Baghdad at the end of this month.
The meeting was attended by the Chairman of the Board of Directors General of the Company (gas bromine) Alexander Dewkov and several members of its board of directors, where he reviewed the investment work carried out by the company in Iraq 10 years ago and without interruption and its desire to continue investment projects for the development of oil and gas fields, as attended by the President Russian Federal Commission for Military Technical Cooperation Alexei Frontlin, Russian ambassador to Baghdad.

The meeting was attended by a number of officials from the Ministries of oil and defense and advisors.

Media office of the Prime Minister
April- 10 - 2019