EGYPTIAN F.M., IRAQI P.M. DISCUSS MEANS OF PROMOTING COOPERATION

Iraqi Prime Minister, Haidar Al-Abadi, and visiting Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shukry, discussed on Saturday, means of enhancing bilateral cooperation, in the areas of economy, trade, investment and training, said a statement by the Iraqi government.

The two sides touched upon bolstering cooperation, in countering the so-called Daesh militants, the statement added, noting that Shukry reiterated the depth of relations, between the two countries.

According the statement, Shukri conveyed congratulations to Egyptian President, Abdelfatah Al-Sisi, on the liberation of Fallujah after more than two years in the hands of the Daesh.

Meanwhile, Al-Abadi affirmed the importance of the historic relations, coordination and integration, between the two countries and nations to maintain the region’s stability.

Iraq is forging ahead with achieving more victories and liberating its territories, he said.

Shukry arrived in Iraq late Saturday, on an official visit, during which he met with his Iraqi counterpart, Ibrahim Al-Jaafari and Iraq’s Parliamentary Speaker, Salim Al-Jubouri.

During this meeting, Shukry discussed with the two officials, a number of dossiers on issues of common concern.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK