EU confirms its support for Iraq

The European Union described the election of the Speaker Mohammad al-Halbusi as a decisive step towards forming the next government.
Federica Mogherini the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy said in a letter sent to the Speaker that the EU will continue to support Iraq and will remain a partner, and it will support the reconstruction efforts with an assistance package worth €400 million.
Mogherini added that the EU will continue its work with the upcoming government, stressing at the same time Iraq’s need for the support of its international partners and their respect to its unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity, which is extremely important for the stability of the region.
The Speaker Media Office