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Iraq is preparing memoranda of understanding with Britain in the economy and trade

The Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, Hamid Naim Al-Ghazi, stressed on Wednesday the Iraqi government’s interest in strengthening relations between Baghdad and London in various fields.

A statement by his media office said in a statement that Al-Furat News Agency received a copy of that Al-Ghazi “confirmed during his meeting with the United Kingdom Ambassador in Baghdad, Stephen Hickey, and his accompanying delegation of the Iraqi government’s interest in strengthening relations between Baghdad and London in the economic and commercial fields and exchanging security information in combating Organized crime.”

He pointed out that “the Iraqi government has assigned a government team to follow up the outcomes of the Iraqi delegation’s visit to London recently, after a team of relevant authorities was formed to prepare a special draft of bilateral memoranda of understanding in the fields of economy and trade, as well as the possibility of supporting the Ministry of Health’s effort to confront the Corona pandemic . ”

And the British ambassador expressed, “The UK’s readiness to provide advice and support in the field of combating terrorism and organized crime, and that it is ready to provide all capabilities for political and security stability in Iraq, as well as to expedite the provision of vaccines for Coronavirus.” Source