Arabic | Kurdish



Iraq, EU complete goals of Kuwait's int'l reconstruction conf.

2019/07/14 | 00:24

(Iraq Now News)- (MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) BAGHDAD, July 13 (KUNA) -- Iraq and the European Union announced Saturday their completion of the goals that were set at the Kuwait‘s International Conference for Reconstruction of Iraq.This came in a statement by Iraq‘s Foreign Ministry on the sidelines of a meeting between Minister Mohammad Al-Hakeem and visiting EU Foreign Policy Chief and Vice President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini.Both sides worked together to achieve the goals that were put up during the conference held in Kuwait in February of 2018 in order to provide a better future for Iraq.The EU has given Iraq EUR 1.2 billion in humanitarian, stability, developmental aid and security cooperation since 2014, which proves the long-term commitment of a strategic cooperation with Iraq.Al-Hakeem confirmed that both sides are committed to a firm relation and through cooperation in the past years to fight the so-called Islamic State (Daesh).Both sides assured committing to peace and stability in the Middle East, a united vision for the region, and to support programs and initiatives to drive for negotiations instead of conflicts.He added that cooperation is the key to long-term security, stability, and development, and that the EU is still devoted to strengthen these with the Iraqi government.Mogherini arrived in Iraq today on an official visit to meet Iraqi officials to discuss cooperation cases.

(end)aho.aqMENAFN1307201900710000ID1098755176

Note: The post (Iraq, EU complete goals of Kuwait's int'l reconstruction conf.) appeared first on (Iraq Today) and do not necessarily reflect the position of IraqNow.news.
You can read the original text from the source (Iraq Today).










Trending Now


⋙ Mr. Kurd: A Poem by Donald Trump

⋙ The Daily Brief 2019-10-17

⋙ Prominent Iraqi blogger returns home after being kidnapped following anti-government protests

⋙ Turkish air strikes kill 14 civilians in Syrian Kurdistan despite truce: monitor

⋙ Pentagon says no U.S. ground force will help enforce Syria safe zone

Videos - Photos

⋙ Syrian Army attacks jihadist mountain fortress as they prepare for large-scale op: video

⋙ Russian Air Force attacks jihadist-held town in southern Idlib: video

⋙ Russia transfers Raptor patrol ship to Syrian Navy after attack on oil pipeline: photo


ISIS News

⋙ Syrian Army attacks jihadist mountain fortress as they prepare for large-scale op: video

⋙ Russian Air Force attacks jihadist-held town in southern Idlib: video

⋙ Breaking: Hariri gives Lebanese gov’t 72 hours to come up with a solution to the crisis

⋙ Australia refuses to accept ISIS wives and children

⋙ Lebanon economic crisis protests stretch into second day

⋙ Baghdad says will take back Iraqi ISIS militants only form Syria: FM

⋙ Iraqi intelligence arrest two ISIS spies