Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Saturday that the crises and major challenges faced by Iraq deserve greater international support.
“The Prime Minister, Adel Abdul Mahdi, received on Saturday members of the UN Security Council, the first visit to Iraq,” noting that “Abdul-Mahdi reviewed the efforts of the Iraqi government in the areas of The reform of the economy and sustainable development, the exploitation of natural resources, the increase of agricultural production, the extension of the rule of law, the achievement of justice among the components of the Iraqi people, equality of opportunities and attention to women’s rights and increased participation in political life and administrative positions. “
Abdul Mahdi expressed his thanks and appreciation for this visit, noting that “this important visit shows the support of the Council and its interest in Iraq and the changes taking place in all areas and successfully overcome the great political, economic and security challenges.”
He added that “Iraq has witnessed external and internal wars and campaigns of oppression and destruction and waves of terrorism and inherited the destruction of infrastructure and social divisions and the destruction of our wealth and resources, human and material debt and large, and yet the Iraqis were able to pass the Constitution and the holding of several legislative elections led to a change and peaceful circulation of power and won to promote and liberated their cities” .
“When the supreme religious authority issued the advisory opinion of the Jihad to defend Iraq, millions volunteered and united and this unity won over a supporter,” pointing out that “our forces in various formations united and mobilized their forces and managed to achieve victory.”
“The deep crises, sacrifices and major challenges faced by Iraq deserve greater international support for the reconstruction of liberated and affected areas,” he said, pointing out that “our foreign policy is based on not engaging in the policy of axes and focusing on the many participants that bring us together with neighboring and regional countries, Interests and prosperity of all the peoples of the region and avoid tensions, crises and wars, and that these balanced relations achieve gains for Iraq and its people. “
During the meeting with the members of the Security Council, all members affirmed the support of the Security Council for Iraq, sovereignty, unity and stability. It also discussed the continuation of cooperation and coordination and the strengthening of the work of the UN Mission in the humanitarian, displaced, reconstruction of liberated areas and women’s and children’s issues. Iraq and its unity and the reconstruction plans, praising “the policy of the Iraqi government balanced and its relations with the Arab, regional and international environment.”
“We are pleased with this historic visit and our message to you that we have come to express our support for Iraq and its unity and sovereignty and to extend our congratulations on the victory over the martyrdom of the people of Iraq and for the international community to stand by you and support the partnership and efforts of the mission,” he said. International “in Iraq, which works with the approval of the Iraqi government and the successes achieved in various fields,” Hello “the initiative of the Iraqi government to improve relations with neighboring countries and the Arab and regional and international and described wise policy that serves the interests of Iraq and all countries in the region, as well as our support for the efforts of reconstruction and reform steps of the Iraqi government. “
The other members of the Council, who spoke during the meeting, congratulated the Iraqi people for liberating their cities and territories and completing the government formation and its efforts to consolidate stability and social cohesion, expressing support for Iraq’s sovereignty and supporting the government’s efforts to strengthen Iraq’s role and role.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Foreign Minister, Permanent Representative of Iraq to the United Nations, Head of the Department of Organizations, Director of the United Nations Department of Foreign Affairs, and a number of advisors.