Prime Minister Mohammed Shiaa Al-Sudani confirmed on Monday Iraq’s commitment to partnership with NATO, indicating that the Iraqi security forces have reached an advanced stage in their ability to fight terrorism.
The Information Office of the Prime Minister said in a statement received by Mawazine News a copy of it that “Sudani received the commander of the joint forces of NATO, Admiral Stuart Munch and his accompanying delegation,” pointing out that “the Sudanese expressed during the meeting his appreciation for the position of the alliance in support of Iraq in the face of terrorism by providing training to our security forces, stressing Iraq’s commitment to partnership with NATO and ensuring the sustainability of joint action.”
The Prime Minister pointed out, according to the statement, “the importance of consolidating security in Iraq and its impact on the security of the region and the world,” noting that “the Iraqi security forces have reached an advanced stage in their ability to fight terrorism.”
For his part, Admiral Munch stressed “NATO’s commitment to strengthening the capabilities of the Iraqi security forces by strengthening security institutions and training officers and non-commissioned officers.”
He pointed to “the distinguished level of coordination between NATO leaders and their Iraqi counterparts,” praising “the military and field capabilities of the Iraqi security forces.”