[size=36]The Minister of Foreign Affairs stresses the importance of activating joint cooperation with the Netherlands in 5 sectors[/size]
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Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein stressed today, Tuesday, the importance of activating joint cooperation with the Netherlands in 5 sectors, pointing to Iraq's keenness to achieve stability and balance in the region.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement, a copy of which Mawazine News received: "Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein received, today, the Dutch Under-Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Marcel de Fink, at the Ministry's building in Baghdad."
The minister thanked the Dutch side for "cooperating in the field of training Iraqi diplomatic cadres and supporting Iraq in various fields," noting "the importance of activating and strengthening joint cooperation in various sectors, including agriculture, tourism, climate change, education and water management."
And he stressed, "The presence of the President of the Republic with a high-level delegation to the water summit sponsored by the Netherlands this March, due to the importance and top priority of this important file for Iraq," pointing to "Iraq's keenness to achieve stability and balance in the region and to establish the best relations with countries in accordance with common reconciliation."
For his part, the Dutch deputy minister stressed "the depth of bilateral relations with Iraq and the keenness to enhance cooperation and establish the best joint relations," noting "the importance of strengthening cooperation in various fields according to joint plans and committees to be agreed upon."
He praised "Iraq's role in bringing the views of the various parties in the region closer together and achieving security and political stability," welcoming "Iraq's recent diplomatic initiatives and restoring its leading role in the region."