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Al-Maliki to US and French ambassadors: the need to avoid escalation and support for Iraq

The head of the State of Law coalition, Nuri al-Maliki, received in his office today two separate meetings, the ambassadors of the United States and France to Iraq.

A statement issued by his office, which was received by the {Euphrates News Agency}, said that “during the meeting, they discussed the latest developments in the political situation and the repercussions of the crisis in the region following the American-Iranian conflict.”

Al-Maliki stressed that “Iraq seeks to enhance its relations with all countries of the world on the basis of mutual respect and cooperation in various fields.”

The Head of the State of Law Coalition stressed “the need to work to avoid escalation and the pursuit of all states, especially European countries, in turn to support Iraq, defuse crises and spare the world conflicts and wars.”

For his part, the two ambassadors expressed their interest in the Iraqi situation, the need to calm and keep it away from conflicts, and respect its sovereignty and territorial integrity. Source