Al-Halbousi discusses with the Syrian Foreign Minister the relations between the two countries

Parliament Speaker Muhammad al-Halbousi met today, Sunday, with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Syrian Arab Republic, Faisal al-Miqdad.

Al-Halbousi’s media office said in a statement, “the meeting discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, work to enhance the horizons of bilateral cooperation, and coordinate joint action to achieve stability in Syria, and the return of the displaced people of the brotherly Syrian people to their country.”

Al-Halbousi stressed, “During the meeting, Iraq’s firm stance towards brotherly Syria, whether at the official or popular level, and its support for Syria’s return to its Arab surroundings and the exercise of its role in the Arab, regional and international arenas.”

For his part, the Syrian Minister conveyed to the Speaker of Parliament “the greetings of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, praising the efforts made by him during his presidency of the meeting of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union in Baghdad and the steps that contributed to returning Syria to its Arab surroundings, expressing his country’s appreciation for Iraq’s positions in support of Syria in facing crises.”

Source: National Iraqi News Agency