Iraqi president receives invitation to visit Belgium, EU

Iraqi President Barham Salih meets Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Alexander De Croo in baghdad

Baghdad ( – Iraqi President Barham Salih received on Monday an invitation to visit Belgium and the headquarters of the European Union.

The president received the invitation during a meeting with Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Alexander De Croo, Almaalomah news website quoted the Iraqi presidency as saying in a statement.

“The anti-Islamic State triumph has attracted the attention of political and popular figures throughout the world,” Salih said, calling on the international community to support Iraq’s reconstruction, particularly in the damaged cities, and to outline development plans in cooperation with the UN to provide services in these cities.

For his part, De Croo praised Iraq’s victories against terrorist groups and stressed his country’s keenness to support Iraq in all fields.

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