The Speaker, Turkish ambassador discuss bilateral relations

H.E the Speaker Mr. Mohammad al-Halbusi met on Thursday the Turkish ambassador to Iraq Mr. Faleh Yaldiz.
Mr. Yaldiz congratulated al-Halbusi for his election as the Speaker of the Council of Representatives, wishing him and the newly elected MPs further success and progress.
During the meeting, they discussed the bilateral relations between the two countries and means of enhancing them, and reviewed the overall situation in Iraq and the region.
Al-Halbusi stressed that the need to find appropriate solutions to the water issue, in a way that preserves the common interests of the two and that the Turkish State should realize the seriousness of this issue.
He added that the Iraqi people at this stage need the support of their friends, especially in the economic and investment fields, appreciating the role of the Turkish government in sheltering displaced Iraqis and stand by them.
For his part, Mr. Yaldiz confirmed his country’s support to the Iraqi people.
The Speaker Media Office