President Meets German Chancellor

President Salih met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel today in New York City on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
President Salih and Chancellor Merkel examined ways to improve ties across all fields between Iraq and Germany, noting the friendly historic relations between the two countries.
The two leaders reviewed European Union assistance to Iraq, which is helping Iraq rebuild its infrastructure and further strengthen the capabilities of its armed forces and security forces.
His Excellency and Chancellor Merkel also reviewed regional political developments and stressed the importance of dialogue as a productive tool in reducing tensions and promoting the noble cause of peace between nations.