Dr.Shakhwan Abdullah receives the Russian ambassador, reviews with him the overall developments in the situation and discusses ways to expand cooperation between Baghdad and Moscow

The Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Dr. Shakhwan Abdullah Ahmed, received in his official office in Baghdad, the Russian ambassador to Iraq, Mr. Elbrus Kutrashev, During the meeting, the two sides reviewed the overall developments in the political and security situation on the Iraqi arena, While they discussed ways and mechanisms of joint work to expand the horizons of cooperation in the investment and economic fields between Baghdad and Moscow.

The Deputy Speaker of the Council stressed that the legislative institution supports the work of ambassadors and diplomatic missions, The importance of activating the work of the parliamentary friendship committees between Iraq and the friendly countries, and Russia is a large and important country, and we have a desire to strengthen bilateral relations between the two friendly peoples.

For his part, the Russian ambassador expressed his happiness with this meeting and the warm reception, stressing his country’s keenness to support Iraq to overcome crises and face challenges to achieve development and stability.

Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives