Defense Minister Receives US Ambassador And Iranian Military Attache Separately

Defense Minister Najah al-Shimmari discussed with the American ambassador and the Iranian military attache separately the cooperation in the military field.

A statement issued by the ministry said “Defense Minister Najah al-Shimmari received, in his office on Sunday, the US ambassador to Iraq, Matthew Tueller, where Matthew congratulated the Minister of Defense on taking office as Minister of Defense, wishing him success and progress in his work to serve Iraq and its people.

For his part, the minister praised the good relations between Iraq and the United States, stressing the work and cooperation in the field of combating terrorism and supporting the security forces in the field of training and arming and capacity building.

On the other hand, Defense Minister Najah al-Shimmari received at his office on Sunday Iranian military attache Brigadier General Mustafa Mradyan, Where he congratulated the Minister of Defense on taking office as Minister of Defense, wishing him conciliation and progress in his work to serve Iraq and its people.

For his part, the Minister thanked the Brigadier General Mustafa Mradyan and stressed the continuation of work and cooperation in the field of combating terrorism and building good relations between the two countries.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency