The ambassador’s talk to the Sudanese
Baghdad – 964
The French Ambassador to Iraq Patrick Durrell said on Tuesday, to Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shiaa Al-Sudani, that President Emmanuel Macron will visit Iraq as soon as possible, in order to coordinate the work of French advisers and their support tasks for Iraqi forces.
The statement of the Office of Ministers has received a network of 964 copies of it:
The Prime Minister, Mr. Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani, received today, Tuesday, the new French Ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Patrick Durrell.
During the meeting, they reviewed aspects of bilateral relations and ways to develop them, and means to strengthen the partnership between the two friendly countries.
He described his sovereignty’s relations with France as distinguished, pointing to a number of important economic contracts in the oil and defense field, which constitute an important pillar to proceed in the course of bilateral cooperation.
The Prime Minister reiterated Iraq’s position on the presence of the international coalition on Iraqi territory, as well as the development and upgrading in the capabilities of Iraqi forces, and the disappearance of the threat posed by ISIS remnants to security, explaining Iraq’s desire to move to a bilateral relationship with the member states of the coalition.
His Excellency touched on the continuation of the aggression in Gaza, and the threat it poses to security and stability throughout the Middle East and the region, indicating the need for France, the major countries and the international community to take a firm and responsible position to protect the Palestinian people, who are subjected to inhuman genocide.
For his part, the French ambassador conveyed to his Excellency the greetings of President Emmanuel Macron, his desire to visit Iraq as soon as possible, and the French government’s emphasis on strengthening memorandums of understanding with Iraq and bilateral coordination regarding the work of French advisers and their mission to support the Iraqi security forces.