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H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives UK Senior Defence Adviser on the MiddleEast Sir John Lorimer






January - 9 - 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received UK Senior Defence Adviser on the MiddleEast Sir John Lorimer.

The relations between the two countries were reviewed, especially in defense affairs and the fight against terrorism, His Excellency confirmed that Iraq is looking forward to a stage of stability and development which requires the strengthening of the capabilities of its armed forces and establishing the best relations and exchange of interests with the Arab and regional countries, referring to the British government's stance in supporting Iraq towards establishing security and stability and the need to expand joint cooperation in the fight against terrorism.

For his part, the British official reiterated his country's support for Iraq and its pivotal role in the region, commended the courage of the Iraqi forces and continuing to pursue Daesh terrorist remains, expressed readiness to meet the needs of Iraqi forces, and praised the positive developments in Iraq.

Media office of the prime minister
January - 9 - 2019