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H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives a call from British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs







March  - 14– 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received a phone call from British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Jeremy Hunt, in which he affirmed the support Iraqi government and its efforts to consolidate security, stability, strengthening Iraq's position in the Arab, regional and international.also renew congratulation to His Excellency for being elected as Prime Minister.

His Excellency Prime Minister confirmed Iraq's keenness to develop relations with Britain and to continue cooperation in the field of combating terrorism, achieving stability and economic prosperity.

His Excellency added that the Iraqi government puts at the top of its priorities the openness to neighboring countries and the establishment of a network of relations serving the security, stability and development of the peoples of the region, while we recently received in Baghdad officials from neighboring countries, including the Iranian President and the Saudi Commerce Minister accompanied by big delegations, officials and economic.

Concerning the position about presence of coalition forces in Iraq, His Excellency Prime Minister stressed the government's appreciation of its role in combating terrorism and providing training and advice, it is in Iraq at the invitation of the government and move with its consent and there are no foreign military bases and there are no other targets for these forces only to fight and encourage the training of Iraqi forces, Noting that Iraq is a democratic state with multiple views and positions on various issues of interest to the country.

Media office of the prime minister
March - 14 – 2019