Al-Kazemi receives Blackshart and a number of ambassadors of other countries
Thursday, January 13, 2022 4:19 PM
Baghdad/National News Center
Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi stressed on Thursday the importance of supporting peace and stability and Iraq's role at the regional and international levels.
This came during Al-Kazemi's private reception, both to the United Nations envoy to Iraq, Jenin Plaschaert, and the ambassadors of Italy, France and Russia, according to a statement issued by the Prime Minister's media office, received by Shafaq News Agency.
Al-Kazemi discussed, with diplomatic officials, "the Iraqi issue, bilateral relations, areas of common interests, and coordination on the international scene."
The statement stated, "During his meeting with the French ambassador to Iraq, Eric Chevalier, and his accompanying delegation, Al-Kazemi discussed ways to develop cooperation and consolidate bilateral relations between Iraq and France."
Al-Kazemi stressed, according to the statement, "Iraq's keenness to build the best relations of partnership and exchange with France, in a manner that enhances the bonds of friendship between the two peoples, the Iraqi and the French."
In another meeting, Al-Kazemi also received the new ambassador of the Italian Republic to Iraq, Maurizio Cricante, who conveyed the greetings of the Italian government, and its wishes for the continued progress that Iraq is making at various levels.
The Prime Minister discussed, with the Italian ambassador, aspects of joint cooperation between Iraq and Italy, which will head this year's NATO mission in Iraq, and the role it can play in providing advice and training to Iraqi forces.
Al-Kazemi received the Russian ambassador to Iraq, Albrus Kutrashev and his accompanying delegation, and the meeting witnessed discussions on Iraqi-Russian relations, ways of developing them and prospects for expansion, as well as discussions in the areas of Iraqi cooperation with friendly countries, and strengthening the positive Iraqi role, in a way that enhances the security and stability of the region.