Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq meets with the Mr. Alistair Bert Secretary of State for the Middle East and North Africa in New York.

 He points out the need to increase the trade cooperation between the two countries. “Britain has contributed in the training of Iraqi staffs in several areas and we emphasize the need for continued exchange of experience” H.E. mentioned.

The bilateral relations Between Baghdad and London was reviewed at the meeting, and ways to strengthen it to serve the interests of the two friendly peoples.

Dr. Al-Jaafari said that Iraq has emerged victorious in its fight against the terrorist gangs of ISIS with the support of friendly countries, and it looks for its continued support in rebuilding the infrastructure of Iraqi cities.

“In the past, Britain has contributed to the training of Iraqi staffs in several areas, and we emphasize the need for continued work, coordination and exchange of experience between the two countries.” He added

He calls to increase the trade and investment in Iraq, pointing out that Britain has support Iraq in several sectors.

For his part, the Secretary of State for the Middle East and North Africa, Mr. Alistair Burt, stressed that his countryis keen to support Iraq in various fields, and expressed his Government’s desire to complete the necessary steps to form the new Iraqi government in the coming days; to maintain what has been achieved Great victories against terrorism, the elimination of corruption, the provision of investment opportunities, and the advent of British companies to work in Iraq.