July -16- 2020
His Excellency the Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi received this Thursday, the French Foreign Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, and his accompanying delegation.
During the meeting, they discussed relations and issues of common concern between the two friendly countries.
His Excellency the Premier AL-Kadhimi said during the meeting: The French role is great importance in supporting Iraq through the international coalition in the face of terrorism and the remnants of Daesh, Iraq is ready today for international cooperation with all countries of the World that support peace and stability, including France.
His Excellency also handed the French Minister an invitation to the French President to visit Iraq.
For his part, the French Minister reaffirmed that France, as part of the international coalition to eliminate Daesh, is ready to support Iraq to take its deserved regional role and that it is optimistic about the steps of the current government chaired by His Excellency the Premier Al-Kadhimi, and is continuing to support Iraqi efforts in the Reconstruction of the liberated areas, especially Mosul, providing a helping hand in Concerning efforts aimed at strengthening societal Reconciliation.
During the meeting, they discussed the issue of confronting the Coronavirus pandemic, benefiting from the French experience and experts that were formed in facing this global challenge.
Media Office of the Prime Minister
July -16- 2020