During his Meeting with the King of Spain, the President Emphasizes Iraq's Pursuit to Develop its Relations with the International Surrounding


President Barham Salih received King Felipe VI of Spain and his accompanying delegation, at the Presidential Office in Baghdad on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.
His Excellency lauded the deep historical ties between the two countries and the need to strengthen them to serve the common interests of the two friendly peoples.
The President indicated that Iraq is seeking to develop its relations with the regional and international community to enhance its role in the region.
President Salih welcomed the support of the international community for the reconstruction of Iraq, notably its liberated areas, and called on the Spanish government to contribute to the construction process in Iraq at various levels. 
His Excellency valued the Spanish government’s role and its active participation in the fight against ISIS’ terrorism. 
For his part, King Felipe VI expressed his admiration for the steadfastness of the Iraqis and their sacrifices in the face of terrorism.
His Majesty asserted his country's keenness to consolidate friendly relations and expand the horizons of constructive cooperation between the two countries and, Spain’s readiness to contribute to Iraq’s reconstruction.