Baghdad - INA
Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhmi affirmed today, Tuesday, that Iraq is committed to a strategic vision that supports the stability of the region and creates an opportunity for calm, while stressing the need to complete the battle against terrorist groups in light of the victory achieved by Iraq against Daesh gangs.
In his speech during the tripartite summit held in the Jordanian capital, Amman, followed by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), Al-Kadhmi said, “It gives me pleasure to express to you how happy we are to meet on the sisterly Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and to meet His Majesty King Abdullah II bin Al Hussein, I commend the close and historical relations of our two countries, and I reiterate our firm stance on issues of common interest, and our keenness on the integrity, sovereignty, independence and stability of our Arab peoples.
He added, "I am pleased to meet His Excellency the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, and I value his keenness to participate, and to confirm his country's adherence to the mechanism of political consultations between our countries, which was launched at the summit level in Cairo on 3/24/2019, to discuss ways of cooperation, coordination and integration between the three countries."
He pointed out that "our region does not need new wars and conflicts, but rather we need all to stand with each other and work to achieve the aspiration of our peoples in terms of security, stability, development and a better life, and to work to make peace."
Al-Kadhmi added, "Iraq is committed to a strategic vision that supports the stability of the region and creates an opportunity for calm, and this path is built on the continuation of dialogues between the actors at the regional level."
He pointed out that "Iraq adheres to establishing balanced relations with all neighboring countries, attaches importance to protecting its sovereignty, security and stability, and cooperates with brothers and friends in the framework of mutual respect and non-interference in internal affairs, and we look forward to making a bright future that provides our peoples with a decent life in light of the values of peace and tolerance." Stability, prosperity, and social justice, as we meet today upholding our deep-rooted values for the good of our countries and peoples. "
Al-Kadhmi reaffirmed Iraq's steadfast position in support of the Palestinian cause, and the Palestinian people's right to establish their state with Al-Quds Al-Sharif as its capital.
He stressed that "we affirm the importance of the collective will to defeat terrorism and eliminate it through comprehensive regional and international cooperation and confront all those who support terrorism with financing and arming, and the need to complete the battle against terrorist groups in light of the victory achieved by Iraq in its battle against Daesh terrorist gangs."
He noted that "Iraq is keen on the importance of a comprehensive political solution to the region’s crises on the basis of common historical interests among peoples, in a way that preserves the unity and independence of the countries of the region and their territorial integrity, and the capabilities of their people, and allows the preservation of national security."
He continued, "The vision of Iraq focuses on adopting commonality, distancing itself from conflicts and achieving economic integration and cooperation between the three countries through the development of joint industrial (economic) zones, and the need to create multi-faceted strategic partnerships with the aim of strengthening the presence of the Iraqi economy jointly with the economies of Arab countries. Our countries need more stability and prosperity, and we look forward to opening new horizons for cooperation in the economic, commercial and investment fields in the fields of energy, electricity, infrastructure, reconstruction, transportation and health. "
He pointed out that “the historical and geographical ties between Iraq and its brothers in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Arab Republic of Egypt provide us with opportunities to build a base for common economic interests that secure long-term investment partnerships and a broad trade exchange, as well as enriching the Iraqi, Jordanian and Egyptian markets with the joint products of these countries, and in a way that contributes to In enhancing the presence of the Arab market."
He pointed out that "the new brightness that we are looking for is a vision of peace, love, complementarily and openness for the future of future generations."