Thu, Jan 9, 2020
January - 9– 2019
His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received EU ambassador in Iraq Martin Huth,.
During the meeting, they discussed the relations between Iraq and the European Union and consulted on the current situation in the region and ways to defuse the current crisis, Iraq's position on the presence of foreign troops.
His Excellency Prime Minister confirmed the importance of the European Union playing its role in calming and adopting initiatives that avoid the region and the world tension and the dangers of armed conflicts on global peace and security.
His Excellency Prime Minister clarified the position of the government and the parliament in requesting the withdrawal of foreign forces and its positive impact on the security, stability and sovereignty of Iraq, noting that Iraq has always endeavored to establish the best relations with all and to preserve the security and stability of the region.
For his part, the Ambassador of the EU expressed his understanding of Iraq’s position, calling for the need to achieve calm and not to escalate international positions in this circumstance and joint work to avoid potential risks due to any escalation in the crisis between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of America.
Media Office of the Prime Minister
January -9– 2020
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