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Pakistan, Iraq reaffirm desire to further promote bilateral relations

Islamabad, February 26, 2021 (PPI-OT): Pakistan and Iraq have reaffirmed the mutual desire to further promote and solidify existing bilateral relations. The understanding to this effect came during the meeting of Iraqi Defence Minister Jumaah Enad Saadoon with Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad today (Friday). During the meeting, Shah Mahmood Qureshi underscored the importance accorded by Pakistan to its fraternal ties with Iraq.

Stressing the need for frequent high-level exchanges between the two countries, the Foreign Minister hoped that the visit of the Iraqi Defence Minister will help diversify and deepen collaboration between the two countries in the fields of defence and defence production.

The two Ministers also exchanged views on the regional situation. The Foreign Minister reiterated Pakistan’s support for sovereignty, political unity and territorial integrity of Iraq. Pakistan and Iraq enjoy warm and friendly ties, rooted deep in shared faith, values and culture. Both countries cooperate closely in regional and multilateral fora. The Iraqi Defence Minister is on a four-day visit to Pakistan.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk

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