Iraq president says actual victory over terrorism requires great efforts

Iraqi President Barham Saleh speaks at the 1st Arab League-European Union Summit in the Egyptian city of Sharm El Sheikh

Cairo ( – Iraqi President Barham Saleh said Monday that the actual victory over terrorism still necessitates exerting great efforts by all countries around the world, according to the Middle East News Agency (MENA).

Speaking at the 1st Arab League-European Union Summit in the Egyptian city of Sharm El Sheikh, Saleh reiterated that it is important to support joint action to enable the nations to go ahead with carrying out future plans in terms of Arab-European neighborhood, economic requirements and cultural integration.

The president stressed that his country has now a pioneering role in combating terrorism and extremism in light of the Arab country’s strategic location and resources, noting that Iraq is looking forward to being a conflict-free venue.

Saleh renewed his call to have “comprehensive cooperation” that leads to having mutual benefits of development and security among neighboring countries.

He added that the world stability will be based on the security of the nations of this region.

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