President Salih Meets with Turkish Envoy for Water Affairs

2019/07/31

President Salih met with Veysel Erglu, Turkish President Erdogan’s Special Envoy for Water Affairs, today at the Presidential Offices. 
President Salih, welcoming Mr. Erglu to Baghdad, expressed his interest in further developing bilateral relations with Iraq’s friendly Turkish neighbors, as well as promoting joint cooperation in areas of mutual concern. 
President Salih also noted the need to find a long-term and mutually satisfactory resolution to outstanding Iraqi-Turkish water issues. President Salih indicated that water issues have priority in Iraqi-Turkish discussions and expressed optimism that a solution could be found that guarantees the rights of both countries. 
Mr. Erglu, in turn, conveyed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s personal greetings to President Salih, and his wishes for the development and prosperity of Iraq. 


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