Foreign Ministry Undersecretary for Policy Planning Meets with Chargé d’affairs of British Embassy in Iraq

Foreign Ministry Undersecretary for Policy Planning, Ambassador Dr. Saleh Al-Tamimi met with the Chargé d’affairs of the British Embassy in Iraq, Mr. James Downer and discussed strengthening cooperation and maintaining joint relations in light of the new situation of the United Kingdom after its exit from the European Union at the end of this year, and also discussed ways to conclude a long-term economic partnership agreement between Iraq and UK.

The Undersecretary affirmed Iraq’s keenness to achieve the best relations and strengthen cooperation with the United Kingdom in a way that contributes to the interest of the two friendly countries and enhances joint investment and trade opportunities. The two sides also agreed to maintain meetings and communication within this framework.