Iraq is committed to partnership with NATO, says PM Al-Sudani

  • 23-01-2023, 19:20
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    Prime Minister Mohammed S. Al-Sudani, asserted on Monday, that Iraq is committed to partnership with NATO.
    Al-Sudani met the Commander of NATO Joint Force Command, Admiral Stuart B. Munsch, and his accompanying delegation, according to a statement by the PM Media Office, received by the Iraqi News Agency – INA.
    During the meeting, PM Al-Sudani expressed “his appreciation for NATO's support for Iraq in countering terrorism by training Iraqi security forces, stressing Iraq's commitment to the partnership with NATO forces and determination to maintain joint work.”
    The Prime Minister highlighted the importance of consolidating security in Iraq which will be reflected in the security of the region and the world, indicating that the “Iraqi security forces had reached an advanced stage in their capacity to combat terrorism.”
    In turn, Admiral Munsch affirmed NATO's commitment to “enhancing the capabilities of the Iraqi security forces by strengthening security institutions and training officers and non-commissioned officers,” pointing to the ‘outstanding level’ of coordination between NATO commanders and their Iraqi counterparts, commending the military capabilities of the Iraqi security forces.