ZEAITER CONFERS WITH IRAQI COUNTERPART ON WAYS OF PROMOTING BILATERAL COOPERATION

Agriculture Minister Ghazi Zeaiter, currently on a visit to Iraq, met Sunday with Iraqi Agriculture Minister Fallah Hassan Zeidan Al-Lahibi, with talks centering on widening the horizons of cooperation between Lebanon and Iraq, particularly in the agriculture field.

Zeaiter expressed optimism towards the fruitful meeting with his Iraqi counterpart, and joy for Iraq’s liberation from terrorist groups, hoping for further progress and victories for Mesopotamia.

“The stability of Lebanon is an interest of Iraq, and the stability of Iraq is an interest for Lebanon as well, and for all brotherly Arab countries fighting against terrorist attacks,” said Zeaiter.

He disclosed that discussions with the Iraqi Minister touched on bilateral relations, noting that a memorandum of understanding and cooperation will be signed between both the Lebanese and Iraqi Agriculture Ministries after completing the necessary measures.

“Our meeting today signals the start of exchanging expertise and the flow of agricultural commodities between Lebanon and brotherly Iraq,” Zeaiter added.

“Iraq has always stood by Lebanon in all matters, which will also be evident in the implementation of the understanding agreement within two weeks as promised by the Iraqi Agriculture Minister,” he asserted.

Source: National News Agency