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French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Laudrian on Tuesday called for an expected visit by French President Emmanuel Macaron to Baghdad, expressing his country’s full support for Iraq in all fields.
“Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali al-Hakim received a telephone call from his French counterpart Jean-Yves Ludran congratulating him on the occasion of the assumption of the portfolio of the foreign ministry in the new Iraqi government,” the foreign ministry said in a statement.
He added that “Laudrian expressed the importance of the bilateral relations between the two countries and the two friendly peoples and hoped for further development and prosperity in all economic, security and military fields, and France’s full support for Iraq and its government to ensure Iraq’s unity, security and sovereignty.”
Revealed Loudrian for ‘his intention to visit Iraq early next year followed by a close visit to the French President to Iraq’.
For his part, al-Hakim stressed the importance of developing bilateral relations, praising the important and vital role played by France in its support of Iraq in the face of terrorism during the last period through the international coalition and its support for Iraq out of the seventh item. He expressed the hope that France Reconstruction of liberated areas of bandit gangs.