The Iraqi Ambassador in Madrid Attends (Mission in Iraq) Book Signing Ceremony

The Ambassador of Republic of Iraq in Spain, Mr. Adel Mustafa attended the signing ceremony for the book (Iraq Mission) by the artist Ferrer Dalmau.

The ceremony was presided over by Spanish Defense Minister Ms. Margarita Robles, and the participation of Lieutenant General Fernando José and Colonel Juan Bustamante.

The book contained graphic documentation that embodied the training tasks performed by the Spanish forces along with the Iraqi security forces, and texts describing the environment and history of Iraq.

The ceremony was attended by a number of military leaders of various ranks, diplomats, and media professionals.

In her speech, the Minister stressed the importance of the human dimension in the participation of the Spanish forces with the Iraqi security forces as they defied the threat of terrorism, pointing to the size of sacrifice made by those soldiers who considered Iraq as their country despite the difficulty of the circumstance, considering that their achievement will remain engraved in memory.

On the sidelines of the ceremony, the Ambassador met with the Minister, and expressed the gratitude of the government and people of Iraq to the government and people of Spain for their positive stances towards the country. The Minister expressed her thanks for the presence of the Ambassador.