Pak-Iraq delegations discuss enhanced bilateral, economic ties
ISLAMABAD, Aug 11 (APP): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his visiting Iraqi counterpart Dr Fuad Hussain on Wednesday held delegation-level talks with in-depth consultations on bilateral and economic matters as well as regional and global issues of common interest.
“The two sides reaffirmed the long-standing and friendly ties between the two countries, rooted deep in shared faith, common values and cultural affinities and reaffirmed the desire to further strengthen bilateral relations in all fields,” the Foreign Office said.
Foreign Minister Qureshi reiterated Pakistan’s support for territorial integrity and sovereignty of Iraq, and acknowledged the successes of Iraq and its people in the fight against terrorism. He appreciated the resilience of Iraqi people in their efforts to overcome challenges and rebuild the country.