NATO and Iraq to strength co-operation for fight against terrorism

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) and Iraq has joined hands to strengthen partnership in combating the evils of terrorism in the region.

The Prime Minister Office of Iraq issued an official statement confirming about the same. The statement stated that Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustafa al-Kadhimi got a congratulatory call from the NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg over Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s taking of the office of the Prime Minister on May 6 after gaining the confidence of the Iraqi Parliament.

The statement added, “Stoltenberg stressed NATO’s keenness to strengthen partnership with Iraq, in fighting terrorism through the training mission operating in Iraq, asserting the need for the international community to cooperate with Iraq, to meet the challenges of terrorism.”

Stressing on the importance of the partnership with NATO, especially pertaining to their fight against the Daesh militants, Al-Kadhimi also extended an invitation to Stoltenberg to visit Baghdad to discuss ways to raise the level of joint action, especially in the security sector.

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