Economy News Baghdad:
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has expressed his country’s readiness to start a new phase of cooperation to meet Iraq’s needs in the areas of economic development, construction, reconstruction, training and humanitarian assistance .
Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi received Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his accompanying delegation during a joint official visit to discuss the development of relations between the two countries and ways to boost them in economic, trade, agricultural and cultural fields. In addition to discussing the situation in the region, confronting terrorism and the importance of Iraq’s role in its region and its good relations with all its neighbors and its Arab and regional environment .
Abdul-Mahdi welcomed his Australian counterpart and his delegation, expressing his thanks for Australia’s support for Iraq in the war on terrorism and its support in defeating Al-Ra’id. He pointed out that the sacrifices of the Iraqis in the war were very big and expensive. .
“We look forward to continuing Australia’s position with Iraq and expanding cooperation to all sectors in order to promote the interests of the two countries,” Abdul Mahdi said in a joint press briefing following the talks.
For his part, the Australian Prime Minister expressed his happiness to visit Iraq and its stability and development. He reiterated his congratulations to the Prime Minister on assuming the premiership. He stressed that Australia is a friend of Iraq and has always supported his efforts to fight terrorism and will continue this support in all fields. Praising the victory of the Iraqi people and the vision of the Prime Minister to rebuild, unify and develop Iraq, and the government’s efforts to develop the economy and provide job opportunities .
The Australian prime minister expressed readiness to start a new phase of cooperation to meet Iraq’s needs in the areas of economic development, construction, reconstruction, training and humanitarian assistance .