Tayfour, Swedish Ambassador to Iraq discuss bilateral relations

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Arif Tayfour, discussed with the Swedish Ambassador to Iraq, Jorgen to Edstrom, the general issues of interest for both countries and the recent developments in Iraq and the region.

A statement by Tayfour’s office cited on Wednesday “Tayfour appreciated, during the meeting, the stance of the Swedish government and its people and the European countries when they welcomed the Arab and Kurdish Iraqis who escaped the times of hardship and oppression during former regime.”

He added “The Iraqi Parliament is ready to offer all kinds of support to the Swedish embassy to ensure the success of its mission.”

“For his part, Edstrom stressed the importance of developing the Iraqi-Swedish bilateral relations from one hand and the Swedish relations with Kurdistan from the other hand especially in the cultural and economic fields,” the statement concluded.

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