The National Security Adviser, Qassem Al-Araji, discussed with the Ambassador of the Czech Republic in Baghdad, strengthening cooperation and friendship relations between the two countries.
A statement by his office stated, “The National Security Adviser, Qassem Al-Araji, received today, Thursday, the Ambassador of the Czech Republic in Baghdad, Peter Stepanek.
The statement added, “During the meeting, they discussed strengthening cooperation and friendship relations between the two countries, and ways to develop them, in a way that serves the interests of the two friendly countries and peoples, as well as discussing the continuation of partnership and cooperation in the field of combating terrorism.”
Al-Araji assured the Czech ambassador that the world is going through many changes, and security remains the common concern of countries, pointing out that ISIS still poses a threat, and the world must fight extremist ideology and dry up the media, financial and human sources of terrorism.
Al-Araji pointed out that there is another real danger spreading in the region, which is the danger of drugs, stressing that the Iraqi government is making great efforts to control the borders and arrest drug dealers.
For his part, the Czech Ambassador appreciated Iraq’s efforts and its role in the rapprochement between Iran and Saudi Arabia, noting that this understanding will bring peace to the region.
The Czech Ambassador conveyed an invitation to Al-Araji, by the Czech National Security Adviser, to visit Prague.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency