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Today, Tuesday (August 15, 2023), the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani, chaired a meeting of the Ministerial Council for National Security.
And the media office of Al-Sudani stated in a statement received by “Baghdad Today”, that “Prime Minister, Muhammad Shia’ Al-Sudani, chaired yesterday evening, Monday, a meeting of the Ministerial Council for National Security, in the presence of members of the council,” noting that “the meeting witnessed discussion of the latest security developments and the most important challenges.” and ways to confront them.
He explained that "during the meeting, they discussed approving Iraq's accession to the international database at the United Nations, regarding lost and stolen weapons in Iraq and the world, with the aim of controlling this type of weapon," noting that "the council discussed the issue of entry of Arab and foreign hunters into the country during The hunting season, and appropriate decisions were taken in this regard.
He pointed out that "the council listened to a detailed briefing on the visit of the Iraqi delegation, headed by the Minister of Defense, Mr. Thabet Muhammad Al-Abbasi, to Washington at the invitation of the US Secretary of Defense," noting that "a review of the joint dialogue between the two countries that dealt with bilateral security cooperation within The strategic framework agreement, the shape of the future relationship between Iraq and the international coalition to combat terrorism, the Iraqi delegation’s emphasis on the constants related to the sovereignty of Iraq, the growing capabilities of its armed forces of all kinds and their carrying out their tasks in protecting security and stability and securing the country’s borders, in addition to the delegation presenting the Iraqi point of view during the course of the dialogue, Regarding the absence of the need for the presence of any foreign combat forces on Iraqi soil.
And he continued, "After reviewing the course of the dialogue, the Council approved the agreement of the Iraqi delegation with the American side to form a joint supreme committee with the international coalition, to start implementing the outcomes of the joint dialogue," noting that "the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces directed the Army Chief of Staff to communicate with the coalition leadership." in Iraq to carry out the work of the bilateral commission.
According to the statement, "the Council appreciated the efforts of the Iraqi delegation and its emphasis on the integration of Iraqi security capabilities, and the preservation of the requirements of Iraqi sovereignty in all its aspects."