Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki: our relations with the countries of the European Union established and we are determined to develop
06.17.2013 | (Voice of Iraq)
Information Office of the Prime Minister
Confirmed the Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki said Iraq's relations with the countries of the European Union established and we are determined to develop a wider range, referring to the ratification of the Iraqi government to the cooperation agreement with the European Union.
came during during a meeting in his office today, the official representative of the EU High Commissioner for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton.
renewed Mr. Prime Minister, the position of Iraq's refusal to pursue a military solution to the Syrian crisis, said sovereignty to Iraq called for since the beginning of the Syrian crisis to the need to adopt a political solution based on the dialogue, understanding and non-interference in Syrian affairs, stressing the seriousness of going towards the arms which will lead to the destruction of Syria completely subvert the social fabric and uncontrollable situation in the region, especially the neighboring countries of Syria, stressing the support of Iraq to the Geneva Conference 2 in order to reach a solution.
For her part, the representative of the European Union's relations EU with Iraq growing a partnership relations in various fields, pointing to the cooperation agreement between the two sides and the endorsement of the European Parliament on them, also praised the success of Iraq to resolve existing problems with the State of Kuwait, and presented congratulations to the Prime Minister on this occasion.
praised the efforts of the State President in solving internal problems, she said, represented the European Union: We appreciate your efforts in the reunion, and described 2 Geneva Conference as an opportunity to find a peaceful solution to the Syrian crisis.