Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to Germany Gives a Lecture at the Prestigious Command and Staff College in Hamburg

Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to Germany, Luqman al-Faili, has given a lecture at the prestigious College of Command and Staff of the German Army in Hamburg in front of a big audience of high-ranking and academic students of different nationalities.

During the lecture, Ambassador al-Faili reviewed a number of topics related to international affairs, particularly the Corona pandemic, the Ukrainian-Russian crisis, relations between major international powers and the ideological Counterterrorism, which in general had created challenges that brought about significant changes in the world. The Ambassador also touched upon the important role of German forces in the training and qualifying of the Iraqi security forces and the future of relations between Iraq and Germany.

Following the end the lecture, a direct interactive dialogue took place between the Ambassador and the students of the academy about the questions raised, including the repercussions of the Ukrainian crisis on Iraq and the surrounding countries in the region, the Iraqi and international efforts to eliminate the ideology of the terrorist organisation ISIS, which was defeated on the ground, and ways of realising stability in the the Middle East, and the importance of Iraq as a partner for Germany in the region.

At the conclusion of the visit to the Military Academy, Ambassador al-Faili thanked General Cole for the warm welcome.

On his part, General Cole expressed his gratitude for the visit of Ambassador al-Faili and for his presentation of the lecture, wishing him success in his mission in Germany.