Foreign Minister Receives Envoy of Palestinian President- Secretary General of Central Committee of Fatah Movement

The Iraqi Foreign Minister, Mr. Fuad Hussein received the envoy of the Palestinian President, the Secretary General of the Central Committee of Fatah, Major General Jibril Rajoub.

The two sides discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation between the two countries, and several regional issues, especially the most prominent developments in the region.

Mr. Rajoub affirmed Palestine’s thanks to the Iraqi government and people for their stances in support of the Palestinian people, and their support for the Palestinian cause and leadership.

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein stressed the importance of providing necessary support for the Palestinian efforts and endeavours to achieve the goals of the Palestinian people of freedom and independence as defined by the Palestinian leadership.

Minister Fuad Hussein called for the importance of holding meetings of the joint Iraqi-Palestinian committee and activating memorandums of understanding in political consultations.

On his part, Major General Jibril Rajoub called on the Arab countries to pay the dues of Palestine established by the League of Arab States and presented an official invitation to the Minister to visit the State of Palestine as soon as possible.