Wed, Oct 18, 2017
October -18- 2017
His Excellency Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi received a phone call from the French President Emmanuel Macron.
During the call, they discussed the deployment of Iraqi forces and the imposition of the federal authority in Kirkuk, the continuing fight against terrorism and the close to liberating of all Iraqi territory, in addition to enhancing cooperation between the two countries.
Dr. Haider Al-Abadi said that the measures taken by the Iraqi federal government are constitutional and legal while the imposition of the federal authority in Kirkuk is to protect citizens and peaceful coexistence among them.
Mr. Macron assured the support of his country and his support for the constitutional steps taken by the Iraqi government in order to preserve the unity of Iraq, pointing out the importance of continuing to focus on fighting Daesh's terrorist gangs and calling for the elimination of terrorism.
Media office of the Prime Minister
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