Abadi visit China middle of this week

12/19/2015 13:43

BAGHDAD / Obelisk: Information Office of the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, announced Saturday, the last determination of a visit to China middle of this week for the signing of cooperation agreements between Baghdad and Beijing, as he emphasized that Iraq is looking forward to expanding economic cooperation and financing of projects and increase the presence of the investment of Chinese companies in the country.

Ebadi said Office in a statement I followed 'Obelisk', that 'the Prime Minister will head the middle of this week to the People's Republic of China on an official visit, where he will meet with Chinese President and Chairman of the Council of State and Chairman of the National People's Congress, to discuss the development of relations between both countries and peoples in order to serve common interests and enhance security and stability in the region and the world '.

The statement added that 'economic and military and security cooperation represents the basic themes in Chinese Iraqi talks, where Iraq looks to expand economic cooperation and financing of projects and increase the presence of Chinese companies and investment in the oil and energy fields and the development of services and infrastructure'.

The statement pointed out that "in light of the war that we are waging against terrorism and gang Daash danger that threatens all countries of the world, Iraq is seeking China's support for the Iraqi armed forces in the areas of arming and training of military and security equipment and intelligence cooperation."

He said he 'will be signed during the visit a number of joint agreements to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in the areas mentioned', noting that 'the official delegation accompanying devotional includes a number of ministers, officials and advisers in the areas of security, economy, finance, defense and oil'.

Iraq seeks to strengthen its relations with the countries of the world and specifically the regional surroundings, particularly locked in a heated battle against al 'Daash', as Abadi stressed on more than one occasion Iraq's keenness to build good neighborly relations with the countries of the region and the world.