IRAQ, EGYPT REACH CONSENSUS ON MAJOR REGIONAL ISSUES

BAGHDAD, Iraq, Iraqi President, Fuad Masum, met with Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukry, here Wednesday, to discuss means of boosting bilateral ties, saying, they see eye to eye, on all regional issues.

Speaking at a press conference with Iraqi’s Foreign Minister, Jaafari, Shoukry said, he discussed with the Iraqi officials, preparations to hold a join committee, at the level of prime ministers of the two countries.

The meeting was attended by Iraqi Prime Minister, Haider al Abadi, and Foreign Minister, Ibrahim al Jaafari.

Shoukry further conveyed President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s congratulations to the Iraqi people, on the successful liberation of Mosul from the Daesh militants.

The top Egyptian diplomat also stressed the importance of maintaining the Middle East region, and promoting join Arab action.

Egypt and Iraq see eye to eye, on all regional issues, he said.

Jaafari said, his country is looking forward to solving the current crisis, between Qatar and some Arab countries.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK