Date of release: 2018/11/16 18:07
(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi received a telephone call from the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Policy, Federica Mugrini.
A statement by the Prime Minister’s Office received a copy of the news agency that Mughrini congratulated Abdul Mahdi on the assumption of the post of prime minister and the formation of the government, stressing the support of the European Union to the President personally and the government, “noting that” working with Iraq is an important priority for the European Union. ”
“The European Union is following with satisfaction the steps of the prime minister in forming the government and seeking to overcome quotas in the selection of ministers,” she said, noting that Iraq, because of its history, composition and geography, can play an important role in building bridges of cooperation in the region as a whole.
“The EU is prepared to support Iraq politically, financially and securityly, as well as its support for Iraq in its stance towards US sanctions against Iran and the EU’s readiness to assist Iraq in supporting the consequences of these sanctions,” Mughrini said.
Mughrini made an open invitation to Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to visit the European Union and also invited Mughrini to visit Iraq soon