Saleh and Merkel discuss reconstruction and arming of Iraqi forces
09:53 - 24/09/2019
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Search President Barham Saleh on Tuesday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, on the sidelines of meetings of the General Assembly of the United Nations to develop the Iraqi army and arming and reconstruction.
"President Barham Salih met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly," a statement from Saleh's office said.
He added that "during the meeting, discussed ways to upgrade relations between the two countries in all fields to achieve the aspirations of the two friendly peoples, and the role of the European Union in assisting [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] for reconstruction, and strengthen the capabilities [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Iraqi [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] arm and training."
The statement pointed out that "the President of the Republic and the German Chancellor reviewed the developments on the regional and international arenas, where they stressed the importance of dialogue between all parties to achieve peace and stability in the region."