President Rashid Meets Italian Ambassador to Iraq, Maurizio Greganti


On Tuesday, May 23, 2023, the President of the Republic of Iraq, Abdullatif Jamal Rashid met with Italy's Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Maurizio Greganti, at the Baghdad Palace.

At the outset of the meeting, His Excellency President Rashid offered condolences to the government and the people of Italy over the floods hitting the area of Bologna.

President Rashid emphasized Iraq's eagerness to further develop bilateral relations with Italy, particularly in political, commercial and scientific fields, focusing on the need to work toward underpinning further cooperation, that would most serve both nations' ties.

His Excellency underscored the significance of continued international efforts and cooperation between both states in the combat of terrorism and sharing expertise on addressing climate change.

Italy's role in standing with Iraq in the fight against terrorism and its efforts to provide humanitarian assistance was commended by the President.

Italian Ambassador, Mr. Greganti underlined his country's desire further to promote relations of friendship and cooperation with Iraq. In addition, he added that Iraq's situation, which is marked by security and political stability, will reflect positively on encouraging international investment, for further progress and prosperity.

The preparations for a state visit, set to pay by His Excellency President Rashid to Italy were discussed during the meeting.

Iraqi President had received an official invitation from his Italian counterpart to pay a state visit to Italy. The visit is considered the first state visit of an Iraqi President to Italy.



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