Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met with G7 leaders on Sunday (Feb. 7), while the House Speaker Salim al-Jubouri met with the British and Romanian Ambassadors to Iraq on Monday (Feb. 8).
Ambassadors of the major industrialized countries expressed their countries' full support for Iraq in its financial crisis, which is suffering as a result of the collapse in oil prices and to find ways and alternative solutions to provide support to the Iraqi economy.
The seven countries, known as the G7, include Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The European Union also has a representative in the G7.
The Ambassadors of the major industrialized countries (G7) and representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations, Jan Kubiš, met with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to renew their position to support Iraq in its war against terrorism and expressed their blessing to the victories achieved on the terrorist gangs.
The G7 showed their support for the reforms carried out by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and support him through the advent of experiences to Iraq and train Iraqi forces.
PM al-Abadi said Iraq is passing through these challenges and difficult circumstances and it is an opportunity to restructure the Iraqi economy in more efficient manner through the multiplicity of its resources. The Prime Minister acknowledged the recent reforms are the beginning of the process to build a state of institutions, not only to crossing the crisis, but to build a sound and healthy economy.
The following day, House Speaker Salim al-Jubouri met with the British ambassador to Iraq, Frank Baker, to discuss methods of reconstruction and rehabilitation of the liberated areas and support security and stability.
A statement by the Information Office of the President of the House of Representatives said "al-Jubouri [received the British Ambassador] at his office in Baghdad, and discussed with him the overall political and security situation and their developments, as well as the role of the international coalition and the international community during the current and the coming stage."
Speaker al-Jubouri also met with the Romanian Ambassador to Iraq, Jacob Prada, to discuss joint cooperation between the two countries.
A statement by al-Jubouri Office, "during the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations and enhancing mutual cooperation and ways to improve them for the benefit of the two friendly countries, they discussed also the cooperation between the two countries in the security and economic aspects."
An official source said that a Russian delegation headed by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin will arrive in Baghdad on Tuesday (Feb. 9).
The source told National Iraqi News Agency that the Russian delegation will discuss with Iraqi officials the bilateral relations and ways of strengthening them at all levels.
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