President, Receiving Egypt's PM, Affirms Iraq's Eagerness to Promote Cooperation Between the Two Nations to Coordinate Positions Which Would De-escalate Tensions and Establish Peace in the Region


President Salih welcomed today at the Baghdad Palace Egyptian Prime Minister, Mustafa Madbouly.
At the beginning of the meeting, President Salih asked the Egyptian Prime Minister to convey his greetings to President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.
Moreover, he underlined Iraq's eagerness to enhance bilateral cooperation frameworks between the two countries, strengthen the work of the Egyptian-Iraqi high committee in addition to moving forward towards further broadening horizons through agreements and protocols signed by both countries.
The discussion at the meeting confirmed the depth of the historical relations and friendship between Iraqi and Egyptian peoples, and highlighted the current development in the mutual relations of both nations as well as the importance of reinforcing their ties across all fields including economic, political and security areas.
It was also focused on coordinating stances for establishing security and stability in the region.
Together, they discussed the recent developments in the Arab and Regional situations, issues of common concern and Iraqi- Egyptian efforts to enhance the triangular cooperation frameworks with Jordan.
The two sides agreed and emphasized the importance of continuing all efforts which aim at combating terrorism and extremism as well as defusing tensions in the region.
Mr. Madbouly, in turn, conveyed President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi's greetings to Iraqi President Salih. He asserted that Egypt has an earnest desire to have further constructive collaboration with Iraq at different levels so as to achieve the aspirations of the two fraternal peoples for having progress and stability.


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