Tue, Jun 29, 2021
H.E Foreign Minister, Mr. Fuad Hussein and his accompanying delegation met, on 25 June 2021 with the Speaker of the Spanish House of Representatives, H.E. Mrs. Meritxell Batet. During the meeting, the Minister presented a summary of the current situation in Iraq and the region and the challenges facing the Iraqi government, as well as the preparations for holding elections next October, stressing the importance of these elections for Iraq.
The Minister commended the support of the European Union, including Spain, to send observers during this upcoming elections. He also stressed the need to sustain bilateral meetings, exchange expertise, enhance cooperation with Spain, and benefit from Spanish expertise in various sectors.
He, on behalf of the Speaker of the Parliament, invited Mrs. Batet to visit Iraq.
For her part, Mrs. Batet welcomed the Minister, stressing the importance of this visit, which contributes to strengthening bilateral relations and mutual coordination, and stressed the importance of sustaining cooperation and activating joint files, expressing her thanks and happiness to make this visit happens in a timely manner.
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