INA - BAGHDAD
National Security Adviser Qassim Al-Araji affirmed on Saturday, that Iraq is keen to develop balanced relations with its Arab and regional surroundings.
Al-Araji received Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita and his accompanying delegation in his office, according to a statement by the media office of the National Security Adviser, received by the Iraqi News Agency - INA.
The National Security Adviser welcomed the brotherly foreign minister of Morocco and his accompanying delegation, stressing "the depth of fraternal relations between the two countries," noting that "the reopening of the Moroccan embassy is evidence of the depth of historical relations between Iraq and Morocco, as well as constructive cooperation in the fields of security and intelligence. In addition to that, the exchange of information to eliminate terrorism and achieve stability in the region and the world, praising Morocco's pioneering experience in the field of countering terrorism and extremism."
"The government of Prime Minister Muhammed S. Al-Sudani was formed unanimously by all political blocs. It has a promising government program," said Al-Araji, pointing out that "everyone wants the government's tasks to succeed, to advance the country's reality," while expressing at the same time "Iraq's keenness to develop its balanced relations with its Arab and regional surroundings, in a way that establishes the policy of dialogue and respect for the sovereignty of states."
In turn, the Moroccan Foreign Minister indicated that "the challenges facing Iraq and Morocco are common. And, Iraq's experience in countering terrorism is great and successful. It can be benefited from and fertilized by the experiences of the two countries," stressing Morocco's brotherly support for Iraq and the development of cooperation between the two countries in all fields.