BAGHDAD Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi called for joint action to get rid of the threat of Daesh and the continuation of security cooperation among countries to pursue their terrorist cells.
A statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office said that "Abdul-Mahdi discussed with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi the strengthening of relations between the two countries in the sectors of trade, investment, security, energy and industry, and discuss the situation in the region." He stressed that "Iraq and Jordan are partners in a large number of fields, to overcome routine and bureaucracy to promote joint action and overcome obstacles and outstanding issues. "
"Iraq's need for rapid development and reconstruction after the destruction caused by war and terrorism," he said, stressing "the ability of Iraq to rise again and possess the human and material capacity that enables it to rise."
He stressed that "security is common among all countries, and everything that is going on in Iraq, Syria, Jordan and other countries will be affected by everyone." He called for "joint action to get rid of the threat of Daesh gangs and to continue the security cooperation to pursue its terrorist cells."
He stressed that "the government's program depends on strengthening relations and good-neighborliness, interests and joint action, as well as the development of economy, development, investment and provision of services and employment opportunities."
For his part, "Safadi conveyed the congratulations of King Abdullah II to Abdul Mahdi, on the occasion of the formation of the Iraqi government," stressing "the Kingdom's keenness to have distinct relations with Iraq, and work in all sectors."
Source: National Iraqi News Agency