The Deputy Speaker of the Council of Representatives discusses with the Czech Ambassador the strengthening of bilateral relations between the two countries, and the expansion of international cooperation to confront security challenges and climate change at the country and World level 

His Sovereignty the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Dr. Shakhwan Abdullah Ahmed, received in his official office in Baghdad today, Thursday 9/6/2022, His Excellency the Czech Ambassador, Mr. Peter Stepanek, and during the meeting, topics and issues of common interest and ways to enhance bilateral relations between the two friendly countries were discussed.

In the context of his speech, the Deputy Speaker stressed the importance of continuing to support the friendly countries in the European Union and expanding the volume of international cooperation to help Iraq face security challenges and climate change. Especially the Czech Republic, with which we have historical, cultural, and economic relations. In another aspect of the meeting, Abdullah indicated that the Council of Representatives continues its daily work to pass laws, legislation, and oversight despite the political problems, And seeks to form parliamentary friendship committees and develop mechanisms for coordination, cooperation, and exchange of visits between the Iraqi and Czech parliaments.

Stepanek expressed his happiness for the opportunity to this meeting and to discuss important files and issues with the presidency of the Council, stressing the keenness of the Czech Republic to support the Iraqi people, adding that the Czech Consulate in Erbil continues its cultural and economic activity as a diplomatic mission that has an important and vital role in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives
Thursday 9 June 2022