February 8 20:27 1 Shares
Information / Baghdad...
Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani confirmed on Thursday that the
Iraqi government has placed combating corruption at its top priority.
A statement from the Prime Minister’s Media Office, received by Al-Maalouma, stated that “
Al-Sudani received the head of the Lebanese National Anti-Corruption Commission, Judge Claude Karam.” Al-Sudani pointed out that “the
Iraqi government has placed the fight against corruption at the top of its priorities, and has made the cooperation of brotherly and friendly countries with Iraq, on the issue of
recovering stolen and wanted funds, a criterion for successful diplomatic relations with those countries.” The statement added,
“The meeting witnessed a discussion of requests for
legal assistance and procedures for
extraditing those wanted in corruption cases,
recovering stolen funds,
exchanging information regarding the accused and wanted persons, and
emphasizing the importance of exchanging experiences and techniques that raise the efficiency of workers in the field of combating corruption in the two countries.” Ended 25
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