Iraq, Germany discuss economic file and activate cooperation mechanisms

  • 12-05-2022, 11:08
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    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs discussed the economic file and the activation of bilateral cooperation mechanisms between Iraq and Germany.
    A statement by the ministry, received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), said Thursday, that "Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein met the German Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Tobias Lindner, on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting of the Global Coalition to defeat ISIS Gangs, whose work is being held in the city of Marrakesh in the Kingdom of Morocco."
    The statement explained, "During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, and the prospects for upgrading them to meet the aspirations of the two friendly peoples," noting that "the two sides discussed the economic file, and activating bilateral cooperation mechanisms for the benefit of Iraq and Germany."
    He added, "The two sides exchanged views on a number of regional and international issues, including: the crises facing the Middle East, the importance of providing effective political solutions, and undertaking initiatives aimed at ending the conflict and achieving security and stability in this sensitive region at the global level."
    Hussein affirmed his “keenness to strengthen means of bilateral cooperation with Berlin in various fields," noting to "the movement that the political blocs are conducting in order to form a new government in the near future that represents the aspirations of the Iraqi people."
    For his part, Tobias Lindner confirmed, "His country will continue to support and stabilize Iraq in the new budget of the German government."