[size=36]Al-Sudani: The government is working to organize the relationship with the international coalition in Iraq[/size]
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Prime Minister Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani affirmed, on Wednesday, that the strategic partnership agreement represents a work map for the development of Iraqi-French relations, while indicating that the government is working to regulate the relationship with the international coalition in Iraq.
Al-Sudani's office stated in a statement, which Mawazine News received a copy of, that "Prime Minister Muhammad Shia'a Al-Sudani received, this morning, the Minister of the French Armies, Sebastien Licorne, and his accompanying delegation," noting that "the meeting discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, and prospects for their development in the future." The security level, within the scope of the international coalition, and within the framework of advice and training to raise the performance of the Iraqi security forces, and an emphasis on continuing bilateral cooperation to continue training, cooperation in the field of armaments, and exchange of information.
During the meeting, the Prime Minister praised "France's support for the Iraqi forces," referring to the (strategic partnership agreement) that was signed during Al-Sudani's visit to France last January.
He stressed that "the agreement represents a clear work map for the development of Iraqi-French relations in the fields of economy, security, energy, culture, education, and others," pointing out that "the government is working to organize the relationship with the international coalition in Iraq, in a way that is commensurate with the post-war period against ISIS gangs." Terrorist, as this stage witnesses a significant growth in the capabilities of the Iraqi security forces in their various military ranks.
The Prime Minister spoke "about the government's interest in the issue of training and armament, and the desire to cooperate with French companies in this regard, especially in the field of air force, defense system and military industrialization," stressing that "cooperation with France is not limited to the security aspect only, but extends to several areas." In light of the availability of real opportunities for a partnership that enhances integration between the two countries.
For his part, the French Minister of Armies conveyed the greetings of French President Emmanuel Macron to the Prime Minister, and affirmed "the French government's readiness to cooperate with Iraq in the field of training, armament and capacity development."
He pointed to "the seriousness of his country's government in providing everything Iraq needs, and developing real partnerships with it." Ended 29 / H