President Receives A Telephone Call From The Lebanese Prime Minister

Baghdad, The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, received a telephone call from Lebanese designated Prime Minister, Saad Hariri congratulating him on his assumption of his duties as President of the Republic, wishing him success in the tasks entrusted to him to promote Iraq and its people for the better.

"The Lebanese prime minister expressed his country's desire to increase cooperation between Lebanon and Iraq in the interest of the two brotherly peoples," a presidential statement said.

The House of Representatives elected by majority mid-last week, the candidate of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Barham Saleh as President of the Republic, who assigned Adel Abdul Mahdi to form the new government. "

Source: National Iraqi News Agency