The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi received, on Monday, the ambassadors of the European Union countries, in the presence of the Parliamentary Foreign Relations Committee.
The meeting dealt with the relations between Iraq and the European Union countries, and a number of issues of common interest, including the economy, investment, the file of the displaced and human rights, as well as the latest regional and international developments.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives affirmed Iraq’s openness to its friends in the world, indicating that this approach is shared by the legislative and executive authorities, which will reflect positively on all levels, including political, economic and others, which are among the government’s priorities during this stage. With regard to the file of the displaced, His Excellency stressed the need to extensive efforts and cooperation with the friends of Iraq to address this file and close it once and for all.
The ambassadors of the European Union countries praised the escalating positive path in developing relations between Iraq and the European Union, pointing to the importance of cooperation between the European Union Parliament and the Iraqi Parliament and activating the work of joint committees.
The ambassadors affirmed their support for Iraq, its sovereignty, territorial integrity and prosperity.
Of the Parl. Speaker
May 22, 2023