April -5- 2018
His Excellency Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi has met, in Tokyo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and members of the Japanese government.
Mr. Shinzo has welcomed Dr. Haider Al-Abadi's visit to Japan and commended the great victories achieved over Daesh's terrorist's gangs, affirming on the importance of continuing support to Iraq and its efforts to eliminate Daesh's Ideologies which that needs time.
Mr. Shinzo Abe has said" As you succeeded in your war against terrorism, you will succeed in reconstruction and this will be a great achievement added to your achievements", Mr. Abe has stressed that Japan is working seriously to consolidate relations with Iraq.
Dr. Haider Al-Abadi has thanked Japan for this invitation, stressing that we are working to strengthen our relations in all sectors, Indicating that Iraq has ended a dangerous stage threatened its existence and threatened the countries of the region and the World, we were able to halt this terrorism and achieved unity among the components of the Iraqi people.
His Excellency has added that the elimination of Daesh's ideology needs continuing efforts, we will move to the stage of reconstruction and we will win it.
Dr. Haider Al-Abadi has pointed out on the importance of encouraging Japanese companies to work in Iraq with the stability of the security situation in it and the long-term cooperation of many projects and job creation for citizens.
Media office of the prime minister
April -5- 2018
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