Minister of Foreign Affairs and the National Community Abroad, Ramtane Lamamra, was received on Saturday in Baghdad by the Iraqi President, Mr. Barham Salih, to whom he delivered a written message from the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, said a press release from the ministry.
“As part of his working visit to Baghdad, as special envoy of the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the National Community Abroad, Mr. Ramtane Lamamra, was received today at the Peace Palace by the President of the Republic of Iraq, Mr. Barham Salih,” the statement read.
On this occasion, Mr. Lamamra delivered to the Iraqi President “a written message from his brother, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, and sent him his sincere greetings, expressing his desire to continue the process of strengthening fraternal and historic relations that unite the two brotherly countries and mutually support their security and stability”.
For his part, President Barham Salih praised the depth of the brotherly bilateral relations and the coordination between the two countries in the light of the convergence of their positions on all regional and international issues.
“President Barham Salih also instructed Mr. Lamamra to convey his warm congratulations to his brother President Tebboune and to the Algerian people on the occasion of the sixtieth anniversary of the recovery of national sovereignty, emphasizing Iraq’s commitment to contribute qualitatively to the success of the Arab summit, scheduled in Algiers with a constructive and inclusive agenda capable of opening up broad prospects for joint Arab action,” the statement added.
The meeting also allowed the two parties to have “rich talks on the situation in the Arab space and the means allowing the countries of the region to meet the current common challenges in various fields, within the framework of the solidarity and consensus, to preserve the higher interests of the nation and to work in favor of the legitimate right of the Palestinian people to the establishment of their independent state with El-Quds as its capital”, according to the same source.