The National Security Adviser Qasim Al-Araji and British Ambassador to Baghdad Mark Bryson-Richardson discussed Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi's initiative to gather the political parties at the dialogue table.
The media office of the National Security Adviser said in a statement, that "the National Security Adviser, Qasim Al-Araji, received, in his office today, the British Ambassador to Baghdad, Mark Bryson Richardson," noting that "the latest developments in the political and security situation were discussed, and the strengthening of Relations between Baghdad and the United Kingdom, as well as the continuation the war against terrorism, to enhance security and stability in the region.
"The two sides also discussed the initiative of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, to gather the political parties at the dialogue table, find a way out of the political blockage, achieve national consensus, and support the democratic process, under the constitution and the laws in force." Statement added.
Al-Araji assured the British ambassador, "We have great confidence in the wisdom of the political leaders and their desire for understanding and harmony, to find practical solutions that satisfy all parties and serve the people and the state."