Iraq is striving to expand cooperation with Turkey – Foreign Ministry

The relationship of Iraq and Turkey is developing comprehensively. In Baghdad, they strive to deepen cooperation with the Turkish side, including in the areas of economics and the fight against terrorism, told the Anadol, the official representative of the Iraqi Ahmed al-Sahhaf.

touching the results of the May elections in Turkey, the Iraqi diplomat expressed satisfaction with the re -election of Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the post of president of Turkey.

The victory of President Erdogan is an indicator of the will of the Turkish people, he emphasized.

“We respect the decision of the neighboring and fraternal Turkish people,” assured the representative of the diplomatic mission of Iraq.

In Baghdad, the relations of the two countries expand and develop on the basis of a general dialogue in all areas, such as economics, development, water resources and the fight against terrorism, said the diplomat.

As-Sahhaf also indicated an increase in the volume of trade between the two countries. “Any dialogue that will lead to the rapprochement of the two countries is important. Iraq uses all the possibilities for the balanced and stable relations and interests of the peoples of the two countries,” he added.