FM Qureshi reaffirms Pakistan’s ties with Iraq during official visit

Iraqi President Dr Barham Salih receives Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi. Photo: Twitter

BAGHDAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday reaffirmed Pakistan’s long-standing and friendly ties with Iraq and expressed Islamabad’s desire to further enhance existing bilateral ties.

The foreign minister conveyed these sentiments when he called on Iraqi President Dr Barham Salih.

The foreign minister also reaffirmed Pakistan’s support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Iraq, said a press release issued by the Foreign Office.

Acknowledging the unyielding efforts and sacrifices of Iraq, and its people, in the fight against terrorism, the foreign minister wished peace, progress and prosperity for the brotherly people of Iraq.

Foreign Minister Qureshi briefed the President on Pakistan’s transformed vision centered around economic security, shifting focus from geo-politics to geo-economics.

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