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The President of the Republic receives British Minister of State for International Trade

President of the Republic Barham Salih received at the Peace Palace in Baghdad on Monday British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox and his accompanying delegation.

During the meeting, the two sides reviewed the relations between Iraq and Britain, especially in trade and economic fields, and the need to expand them to serve the interests of the two countries and achieve the aspirations of the two friendly peoples.

The president praised the British support for Iraq in its fight against terrorism, stressing “the strengthening of bilateral relations and the exploitation of investment opportunities and the contribution of international companies in the reconstruction of liberated cities.”

In turn, “the British minister renewed his country’s support for Iraq in various fields,” noting “the United Kingdom seeks to promote economic and trade cooperation between the two countries.” Source