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H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives German Defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer.






August - 20 – 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi confirmed during the meeting with The German Defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, We look forward to continued cooperation between the two friendly countries, major partnerships and projects with Germany to rebuild Iraq and achieve a comprehensive development, Our joint action is a sustainable path, builds a long-term partnership and promotes the lasting security, not an artificial one that may disappear with the demise of military power, He pointed out that the Iraqi forces of all kinds and formations of the army, police, Peshmerga and Popular Mobilization made huge sacrifices, which considered the most important factors to achieve victory over Daesh, The government appreciates these sacrifices and we are working to confine arms to the state hand, We also launched the Will of Victory's Operation against Daesh's remnants.
His Excellency assured the importance of the Iraqi relation with Germany and its continuation in all fields, we thank Germany for standing with us in the war against Daesh, and we hope to continue the security and intelligence cooperation through which we have been able to protect our two countries and our peoples, we have a great work in the economic field and we look forward to establishing a partnership with major German companies that are appreciated by the Iraqi people for their quality and well-known industries.
The prime minister commended Germany's role in achieving The World Peace, His Excellency pointed out that the Iraqi and German positions on the regional issues are identical, His Excellency confirmed that Iraq is working to protect its security, interests, the stability of the region and international relations.
For her part, the German minister expressed her country's pride in relations with Iraq, the common desire to expand them, increasing cooperation in the security field, economic and reconstruction.
The German Defense Minister said: We support the independence of the Iraqi decision and the stability of Iraq; it is the stability of the region, we are pleased with the development and stability of Iraq and the courage of its armed forces, We want to help you in the areas of training, strengthening the capabilities of Iraqi forces, improving infrastructure and economic cooperation, We stand with the Iraqi government in its positions to empowered security and stability and develop the economy, The German minister pointed out that the two countries have identical views and that Germany supports the stability of the region and the maintenance of the nuclear agreement.
The meeting was attended by German parliament members and the German ambassador in Baghdad. Also attended by the Chairman of the Security and Defense Committee in the House of Representatives, Mr. Mohammed Reda and a number of officials and advisors, And head of the European Department at the Foreign Ministry.

Media Office of the Prime Minister
August - 20 – 2019