Minister of Foreign Affairs Receives Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein received on Monday September 6, 2021 the European Union Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Mr. Josep Borrell.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed political relations and the regional and international issues of common concern, as well as activating the cooperation and partnership agreement. Between Iraq and the European Union.

In a press conference held after the meeting, the Minister stressed importance of developing relations with the Union in various fields, and indicated that Iraq is looking forward to more support from. He declared that :”European security is connected to the Iraqi security,” noting that several files were discussed, including issue of immigration and immigrants.

The Minister expressed thanks over the European Union support to the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership.

For his part, Mr. Borrell, affirmed the European Union’s continued support for Iraq, expressing regret over the death of a number of martyrs in the terrorist attack took place in Kirkuk.