Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) British Defense Minister Gavin Williamson arrived in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, on Thursday in a surprise visit, Iraqi media reports said.
The reports said Williamson was going to discuss bilateral cooperation, political and security situation in Iraqi with Iraqi officials.
Williamson was on a visit to Kuwait on Wednesday, the first since his appointment in November 2017.
British Prime Minister Theresa May paid a visit to Baghdad in November, when she discussed mutual relations and reconstruction assistance with Iraqi officials.
The U.K. had been a member of the United States-led coalition which backed Iraqi forces in their war against Islamic State militants since the group’s emergence in 2014 and until the declaration of its defeat early December.