[size=36]An upcoming visit by the British Prime Minister to Iraq[/size]
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informed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the resigned prime minister, Adel Abdul Mahdi, on Monday of his desire to visit Iraq soon.
The Information Office of the Prime Minister said in a statement received by / Mawazine News / a copy of it, that "Abdul-Mahdi received a phone call from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson," noting that "Abdul-Mahdi, explained the merits of affairs and the sequence of events and the decision of the House of Representatives to withdraw foreign forces."
And Abdul-Mahdi stressed, "Iraq’s constant desire to strengthen its relations with the international community and achieve common interests, the government's constant endeavor to establish positive cooperative relations and not to allow Iraq to be turned into an arena for conflicts, and the importance of continuing international cooperation against ISIS."
For his part, the British Prime Minister expressed his "great sympathy for Iraq and his understanding of the difficulties it faces," stressing "the UK's full commitment to respect the security, stability and sovereignty of Iraq and to enhance friendship between the two countries and its desire to visit Iraq."
Johnson called for "working through diplomatic channels to defuse the crisis and reduce escalation."