Abdul-Mahdi: Iraq is looking for a stage of stability and development requires the strengthening of the capabilities of its armed forces
17:26 - 09/01/2019
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Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Wednesday that Iraq is looking forward to a stage of stability and development that requires strengthening the capabilities of its armed forces.
"The Prime Minister received today the senior British defense advisor to the Middle East, John Lorimer, and reviewed the relations between the two countries, especially in the defense and the war against terrorism," a statement from the office of Abdul Mahdi said.
"Iraq is looking forward to a stage of stability and development that requires the strengthening of the capabilities of its armed forces and the establishment of the best relations and exchange of interests with its Arab and regional environment," he said.
For his part, the British official reiterated his country's support for Iraq and its pivotal role in the region, praising the courage of the Iraqi forces and continuing to pursue the remnants of an advocate.
He expressed "readiness to meet the needs of Iraqi forces," praising "positive developments in Iraq."Ending / 25