The Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq in London meets the president of the British Parliament

The Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq in London, Mr. Muhammad Jaafar al-Sadr, met with the president of the British Parliament, Mr. Lindsay Howell, at the British Parliament.

During the meeting, the ambassador appreciated the efforts made by the United Kingdom to combat ISIS through its participation in the international coalition, expressing Iraq’s desire to cooperate with the British side in various fields.

The ambassador also welcomed the re-formation of the All Parties for Iraq group in the British Parliament and expressed his aspiration for the visit of the members of the group to Iraq to open the horizons of parliamentary cooperation between the two countries.

Stressing that Iraq will not be part of the axes in the region, but rather seeks to be a meeting point for all parties on its land, and that this desire culminated in the holding of the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership in Baghdad in 2021, just as the visit of the Prime Minister, Mr. Muhammad Shayaa Al-Sudani, to Kuwait Jordan and Iran are a realistic reflection of this strategy.

The Ambassador presented the Iraqi flag to the president of Parliament to be among the flags of other countries inside the British Parliament building.

For her part, Mr. Lindsey Howell expressed the United Kingdom’s desire to provide full support to Iraq to assume its leading role in the region, and the United Kingdom’s aspiration for Iraq to enjoy security, stability, independence and prosperity, pointing to the importance of Iraq adopting an active role to limit destabilizing external interventions in the region.