During His Meeting With Germany Foreign Minister, President Confirms Iraq’s Firm Stance Towards The Region’s Crises

BAGHDAD President Barham Salih stressed that Iraq is an essential part of its Arab and Islamic depth, pointing out that the country’s stance is firm towards the regional crises.

During his meeting with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and his accompanying delegation, the president stressed the importance of strengthening relations between the Iraq and German and investing opportunities to strengthen bilateral cooperation to achieve common interests, especially in the economic and industrial sectors, praising the efforts of the international coalition in supporting Iraq in various fields, especially in the field of displaced and providing assistance to them.

The president stressed Iraq’s serious desire to coordinate positions with European countries on several important issues and developments on the regional and international arenas, reiterating Iraq’s firm stance towards regional crises.

The president explained that “The establishment of a stable regional system, the promotion of positive international integration and the recognition of mutual interests are the means to keep the country and the region away from the specter of conflict.”

He added that Iraq is an essential part of its Arab and Islamic depth, and the responsibilities of this role cannot be relinquished according to the principle of mutual interests and participation in achieving peace and security in the region, noting that “we will continue to unify efforts to adopt the language of constructive dialogue. And move away from the logic of interference in the affairs of States. Praising Germany supporting efforts to achieve peace and reduce tension in the region so that its people enjoy a better and prosperous future.

In turn, Mass reiterated the German government’s commitment to supporting Iraq in all fields and its keenness to further expand the horizons of bilateral cooperation, praising Iraq’s pivotal role in promoting the foundations of peace, security and stability.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency